RARA-AVIS: Re: Most Hard-Boiled?

From: mattiasjennerholm ( mattias.jennerholm@spray.se)
Date: 18 Dec 2006

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "ninposamurai" <ninposamurai@...> wrote:
> Hi,gang! Who's the hardest,of the hard-boiled writers,the most hard-
> boiled? Thanks! See ya,on the mean streets! ----------- J.B.

Hey J.B.

Interesting question, been a while since I saw this one. My vote would go to James Ellroy if I had to pick one.

Picking a few more I would say Richard Stark, Paul Cain (Fast One), Dashiell Hammett (Red Harvest), George V Higgins (The Friends of Eddie Coyle) and Ken Bruen.


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