Re: RARA-AVIS: Cracking the Hardboiled Detective and Bruen

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 17 Dec 2006

--- Michael Robison <> wrote:
> Page two and he makes a mistake by declaring Poe's Dupin to be
> a "pure amateur." If I recall correctly, Dupin demands and
> gets payment from the police on at least one of his jobs.

I haven't read Poe's stories for a few years to recall, miker. I'm curious about something. Does your critic Moore make the case Dupin is a "hardboiled detective"?

Safe travel,


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