RARA-AVIS: Re: hardboiled comedy

From: Dave Zeltserman ( davezelt@comcast.net)
Date: 07 Mar 2005

was both hardboiled and noir.
> I think we've got this dog by the tail. What hardboiled or noir
writing is
> completely devoid of humour?
> Best,
> Kerry

David Goodis for one. I don't recall finding too much (if any) humor in Doube Indemnity or Postman Always Ring Twice. But Jim Thompson, Charles Willeford, Dan Marlowe did have their share of twisted humor.

-Dave Z.

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