RE : Re: RARA-AVIS: Who changed the noir writing ?

From: Dave Zeltserman (
Date: 13 Mar 2007

> But Lehane did worse: "Shutter Island", this one with even more
acclaim. A false good story, and episodes that you could find everywhere since a long time.
> Entertainement thriller, maybe. Good lit: ?

"Shutter Island" is interesting in that if it were marketed as a horror novel, then the preposterousness of its premise and the cheating the author does probably wouldn't hurt the book, but as a crime or literary novel it fails.

--Dave Z.

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