Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Deadheads & the Laughing Policeman

Date: 06 Jul 2007

----- Start Original Message ----- Sent: Fri, 06 Jul 2007 15:23:36 -0000 From: "Jacques Debierue" <> To: Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: Deadheads & the Laughing Policeman

> --- In, "caroli1975" <karabair@...> wrote:
> >
> > I like Hill a lot. I'm curious what you disliked about the style. He
> > writes procedurals, but I personally wouldn't consider him noir --
> > there's a psychological darkness to some of his work, but it doesn't
> > really fit the noir sensibility. He's closer to P.D. James or Ruth
> > Rendell.
> That may well be the problem for the original poster... while I don't
> dislike Hill, there is a certain cosiness that makes me not take his
> stories all that seriously.

That's exactly it.


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