Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled and Marxism

From: John Williams (
Date: 08 Sep 2006

Jacques Debierue wrote: <>

Speaking of views, does anyone here have any idea what Jim Thompson's worldviews were? I find him very hard to figure out, the hardest of all noir writers. He seems to defy analysis.

__ Lapsed Marxist maybe, with a dash of the Himes/Willeford existentialist take on the world as essentially absurd?


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