Re: RARA-AVIS: Surprise Endings (was "Unreliable narrator")

From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 13 Nov 2005

Big Al Guthrie wrote:

> In any case, I
> don't see how any comparison between the character-driven, non-investigate
> noir novels of James Cain and the plot-driven, puzzle-solving
> investigative
> 'cosies' of Agatha Christie is ever going to be relevant or fair. They're
> too different. Might as well try comparing Guinness and Coke.

Great illustration, Al. After all, Sir Alec Guinness was a fine British actor, and I doubt that Sir Edward Coke, although possessed of one of the finest legal minds to write on England's law codes, ever even saw a movie.


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