RARA-AVIS: Re: early noir: British

From: al_guthrie65 ( allan@allanguthrie.co.uk)
Date: 22 May 2007

James Curtis THE GILT KID (1936)

Didn't realise Nicholas Blake (Cecil Day Lews, by the way, not C S Lewis) had written a book based on THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY. Have to get that.


--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Jay Gertzman <jgertzma@...> wrote:
> Can anyone add to these noirish titles by British writers, c. 1930-
> --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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