Re: RARA-AVIS: Moonshine War

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 21 Jul 2008

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    --- In, "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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