Re: RARA-AVIS: The undependable narrator

From: Charlie Williams (
Date: 17 Aug 2006

--- In, Michael Robison
<miker_zspider@...> wrote:
> Charlie Williams wrote:
> Now, the question is: does he have a good excuse for
> being unreliable? If he's mad or bad or delusional in
> any way, that's OK.
> **************
> Huh? What if he's just a liar, or egotistical and
> trying to hide behavior he's not proud of?

He's bad. It's OK.

> If there's
> any kind of rule-setting for when it's OK (which I
> doubt) I'd say that them being mad or delusional
> making it OK is way too arbitrary to carry much
> credence.

It works for me. But I take your point and maybe I won't try to get my "rules" past the Noir Fiction Legislature Panel. Maybe.


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