RARA-AVIS: Re: Cain, Marlowe - keepers?

From: hardcasecrime ( editor@hardcasecrime.com)
Date: 07 Jul 2006

JEALOUS WOMAN is a keeper. Big time.

If Black Lizard hadn't already done it, I'd have reprinted it in a heartbeat.

Not on par with POSTMAN and DOUBLE INDEMNITY (what is?), but very, very, very good.


--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "mattiasjennerholm"
<mattias.jennerholm@...> wrote:
> In a Stockholm second-hand bookstore I recently found the following
> Black Lizards in good shape:
> Cain - The Root of His Evil, Jealous Woman
> Marlowe - Strongarm, Never Live Twice
> Pronzini/Malzberg - The Running of Beasts
> Any serious keeper here? These are quite cheap, but I have so many
> books to read and prefer a great lean noir collection rather than a
> great dust collection. If the books above are just mediocre I'll
> but if you think any of them really shouldn't be missed I would be
> happy to know.
> Thanks for your advice,
> Mattias

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