RARA-AVIS: Re: Neo-Nah

From: Frederick Zackel ( fzackel@wcnet.org)
Date: 01 Jul 2007


Check out Eddie Luller's review in this morning's San Francisco Chronicle:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/07/01/RVGLQQJD1I1.DTL

His first two paragraphs .... Don't make the mistake I made and read Allan Guthrie's Hard Man (Harcourt; 268 pages; $23) on an airplane. You'll have to wait too long to take a hot shower.

The Scotsman's latest excursion into "extreme noir" manages to be simultaneously sickening and slapstick-silly, as if Eli Roth ("Hostel") decided to direct a Laurel and Hardy movie.

Hmmmm.

Fred Zackel

Today's new foriegn phrase:

"Ú░íter le bourgeois": "to shock the middle classes"

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