Re: RARA-AVIS: Canadian Noir

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 18 Apr 2007

Yes, I enjoyed this recently, too, and it goes to show that PIs of some sort can function anywhere.
    Someone suggested that PIs are a thing of the past, but there's a private investigator storefront in the bar-hopping district in little Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Of course, it is a state capital, so sleazy goings-on are just about guaranteed!) PIs' doings make the newspapers once in a while, as do their help-wanted ads. Yes, I'm tempted, despite my total lack of qualifications.

Joy currently reading Ross Thomas's Missionary Stew

 jordan_mcpeek wrote:
> I'm currently thoroughly
> enjoying Robert Wilson's The Big Killing and a big part of it is the
> West African setting. It adds a different perspective simply because
> everyday norms are so different from the usual North American or
> English settings, yet it contains familiar noir themes.

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