Re: RARA-AVIS: Everything's Noir?

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 20 May 2007

Jason wrote:

For example The Big Sleep is undoubtedly a film noir, but the novel doesn't fit my definition of noir at all.

***************** I agree. Most of the hardboiled detectives who win at the end are too tough for noir fiction and don't have the right amount of angst. Film noir and noir fiction have parallels in content, but they aren't identical.


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