RARA-AVIS: early noir: British

From: Jay Gertzman ( jgertzma@earthlink.net)
Date: 21 May 2007

Can anyone add to these noirish titles by British writers, c. 1930-40?

--James Hadley Chase, _No Orchids for Miss Blandish_
--Gerald Kersh, _Night and the City_
--Francis Iles, _Before the Fact_
--Nicholas Blake (C S Lewis), _The Beast Must Die_; _Thou Shell of Death_ (based on _The Revengers Tragedy_, a Jacobean revenge play)
--D H Lawrence, _The Lovely Lady_ (novella)
--Marie Belloc Lowndes, _The Lodger_ (1913); _The Story of Ivy_

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