RARA-AVIS: Re: R.I.P Arthur Lyons

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 25 Mar 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "davividavid" <davividavid@...> wrote:
> Lyons wrote 23 books, including the Jacob Ashe detective series, as
well as Dead Ringer,
> Three On a Bullet and the paperback sensation DEATH ON THE CHEAP:
The Lost 'B' Movies of
> Film Noir. He was the director of the annual summer Palm Springs
Film Noir Festival.
> Sad to say Art died of a stroke on Friday. I always have a good time
at his noir fest. He'll be
> missed.

I am very sorry to hear this. He wrote enduring hardboiled fiction, and his book on B movies is wonderful. Sadly, many of his books have gone out of print.



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