Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Torture Porn

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 04 Jul 2007

--- Jacques Debierue <> wrote:

> In any genre you will find writers who adopt some of
> the trappings,
> some of the situations and some of the style without
> really adopting
> the spirit. That is why "fake" hardboiled is so
> funny, for example. I
> don't mean this funniness as praise, necessarily.
Agreed. And that's why I'm not so happy with neo-noir. It's not a style, it's a fashion.


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