Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Torture Porn

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 04 Jul 2007

--- wrote:

> But torture is certainly nothing new in noir. In
> fact, didn't Spillane
> regularly get complaints like this?

But Spillane was never and could never be a noir writer. He was pop hardboiled. Which is fine. If we lump all of this under pulp or crime fiction or whatever then fine. I'm done. I'll go away now.


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