RARA-AVIS: Re: Dead Calm

From: chacharat2002 (decliningreturns@gmail.com)
Date: 18 Nov 2008

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, <funkmasterj@...> wrote:

    > To anyone remotely interested in hard-boiled and noir detective
    fiction, almost all, probably all of Charles Williams fiction is "must read--and read soon" type reading matter. He is one of the very best, yet most underrated authors in the field. One of his good ones was recently reprinted by Hard Case mass market paperback publisher. Ken

    > I finished this yesterday - it seemed part thriller, part noir. It
    is the first I've read of Charles Williams.
    > I also watched There Was a Crooked Man last night and found it to be
    like a noir for Kirk Douglas' character.
    > NR - Graham Greene's the Third Man.
    > Jordan

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