Re: RARA-AVIS: Early Noir

From: Dave Zeltserman (
Date: 20 May 2007

> Granted. But I'm drawing the line (for me) at 1932.
> That's when the genre -- as genre -- began.
> >

Rex Stout's "How Like a God" was published in 1929 and is classic noir-- one of the best novels of the genre, and contains a level craziness and sexual obsession and depravity that you wouldn't think of from Stout.

--Dave Z.

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