Re: RARA-AVIS: corporate noir

From: Jim Beaver (
Date: 28 Mar 2005

----- Original Message ----- From: "Gary" <> To: <> Sent: Monday, March 28, 2005 3:50 PM Subject: RARA-AVIS: corporate noir

>> Subject: Corporate Noir?
> > Does anyone know of crime novels in which the machinations of corporate
>> crime as opposed to "underworld" or "mafia" crime is the source of
>> suffering and despair.

You might, as a sidelight, find Kurosawa's film THE BAD SLEEP WELL interesting. It's pretty close to corporate noir, Japanese style -- sort of Hamlet-in-a-modern-corporation.

Jim Beaver

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