RARA-AVIS: Tales of revenge [was Re: Two buck books]

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 17 Oct 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "rictusaporia" <rictusaporia@...> wrote:
> Personally, I prefer the tigers & dogs to those who are presumptuous
> enough to think that the simplistic machinic application of brutal
> force to any symptomatic human expression of social ills is a thing
> that can be morally justified (or called "human").

OK, so what are the greatest hardboiled/noir tales of revenge ever written? Joe Gores wrote two very fine ones, _A Time for Predators_ and _Dead Man_. Cape Fear is another one. There have got to be many more. Elmore Leonard?



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