Re: RARA-AVIS: Re:form/formula

From: Patrick King (
Date: 31 Jan 2008

--- Steve Novak <> wrote:
> Auster, Robbe Grillet, Perec all are on the fringes
> of crime/noir, playing
> with the genre, playing with the themes, the
> characters, l¹atmosph貥, the
> style (above all)....all very worthwhile...check it
> all out...very rewarding
> no matter what and it unclogs the neurons in ways
> thousands of other
> crime/noir stories won¹t

***************************************************** This is very true. Reading these writers, as I have, will teach each of us the elements of a story to avoid so as not to come off pretensious horse's asses, and the elements of style to avoid so as not to bore the majority of our readers to death.

Patrick King

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