--- In email@example.com, "davezeltserman" <davezelt@...> wrote:
> Charles Willeford, Jim Thompson (the Getaway, The Grifters are as
> equally hardboiled as they are noir), James M. Cain (Love's Lovely
> Counterfeit, for example).
Love's Lovely Counterfeit struck me as neither hardboiled nor noir,
but just plain shitty melodrama. If I didn't know for certain that
Cain also wrote Double Indemnity, I would think it was a different writer.
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