Re: RARA-AVIS: Cain and Hammett

Date: 03 Oct 2007

In a message dated 10/3/07 5:17:20 PM, writes:

> That's it? One of those three? I can think of a
> thousand other ways a character could end up
> "screwed".
> ***************
> There might be a thousand, but those three sure do a
> good job of covering the spread.  But I don't see The
> Maltese Falcon as noir, either.

the way they all wind up in the same room together at the end makes it seem like a hardboiled cozy

John Lau

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