RARA-AVIS: Noir involving US chattel slavery: Taboada

From: foxbrick ( foxbrick@yahoo.com)
Date: 22 May 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "jacquesdebierue"
<jacquesdebierue@...> wrote: Speaking of which, have there been any
> historical mysteries dealing with the days of slavery in the US? I
> you could write a pretty noirish novel in that setting.

Avram Davidson's Queen Award (EQMM's inhouse award)-winning short story, "The Necessity of His Condition," comes immediately to mind.

Twain's PUDD'NHEAD WILSON could also qualify.

Todd Mason

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