I would absolutely agree with this.
Also, where do small towns fit on this scale? Because you've
got Thompson's THE KILLER INSIDE ME, and Ernest Hemingway's
THE KILLERS, both set in very small towns. Or BUILD MY
GALLOWS HIGH, it has rural elements in it as well.
And that's just off the top of my head.
All the Best-
----- Original Message -----
From: Frederick Zackel
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 4:41 AM
Subject: RARA-AVIS: Rural MEANS Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men is very rural noir.
The NY Times review of Of Mice and Men, when it
came out in 1937 (?), called
it a thriller. Works for me, folks.
Cocaine & Blue Eyes
Point Blank Press
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