Re: RARA-AVIS: Tropical Noir

Date: 06 Mar 2008

In a message dated 3/6/08 4:56:47 PM, writes:

> The Last Match by David Dodge has tropical settings, and while the book
> is a lot of fun and at times appears to be heading towards noirish
> territories, I wouldn't consider it noir.
> OF course, we've got Vicki's Cruel Poetry which takes place on Miami
> Beach, and as a tropical feel, and Vicki's Voluntary Madness which
> takes place on the Keys. And lets not forget Iguana Love.

well, yeah. if south FLA counts, there's all of James W. Hall's work, as well as Carl Hiaasen, Lawrence Shames and a bunch of Elmore Leonard

John Lau

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