Re: RARA-AVIS: Noir with no crime?

From: Jeff Vorzimmer (
Date: 06 Jan 2007

Charles Williams' Hill Girl has all the noir aspects of his later books, but no real crime is committed. Just a a character driven to destroy himself.

Also, in much of Goodis, the crimes have happened before the story begins.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Robison" <> To: <> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 7:41 PM Subject: RARA-AVIS: Noir with no crime?

> This was touched on earlier. Noir almost always
> involves crime. Can you name any novels that you
> consider to be noir that do not involve crime?
> Thank you, miker

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