Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled Nobel?

From: Patrick King (
Date: 11 Oct 2007

Faulkner's Intruder in the Dust, to name just one, is certainly a mystery novel. But for hardboiled, Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath is a pretty hardboiled tale, as is East of Eden.

Patrick King
--- Juri Nummelin <> wrote:

> I notice the Nobel prize went to Doris Lessing. Who
> do you think is the
> Nobel prize winner who comes closest to hardboiled?
> Faulkner, perhaps.
> Juri

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