RARA-AVIS: Re: Noir involving US chattel slavery

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

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "foxbrick" <foxbrick@...> wrote:
> --- 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
> bet
> > 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, thanks for the Davidson reference. I haven't read that story.



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