RARA-AVIS: Re: Best works of criticism and background?

From: JIM DOHERTY ( jimdohertyjr@yahoo.com)
Date: 27 Sep 2006


Re your question below:

"If someone wanted to buy one (or two) books about hardboiled and noir, and was looking for background, criticism, history, interpretation, opinion, etc., what would you recommend?"

The finest single work of hard-boiled criticism ever to have been produced is (although Miker hasn't mentioned it yet) RAYMOND CHANDLER - MASTER OF AMERICAN NOIR, available (occasionally) as a free e-book on the "University" section of the Barnes & Nobel website.

It was written by . . . uh . . . oh damn, I used to remember. Miker, who was the guy who wrote that masterful, comprehensive tome?


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