Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Name Your Poison

From: david david (
Date: 31 Aug 2006

--- Chris M <> wrote:
> When you take it a bit beyond the characters being
> true to themselves and
> into discussing the action of the book itself, which
> makes me wonder you or
> others think of so many of Bruen's books. The Taylor
> books sure, but
> especially the Brant series are often, if not
> resolved, then ended with
> events ranging from the completely random to the
> viscously absurd.

i haven't read Bruen, but this sounds kind of like what i was getting at when i said that certain authors sometimes make good sense of nonsense. i am thinking of books like A Wild Sheep's Chase by Murakami, for one, or anything by Steve Erickson for another, though these books aren't strictly noir.

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