RARA-AVIS: Re: Daniel Woodrell on "Noir"

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 02 Feb 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Brian Thornton
    <bthorntonwriter@...> wrote:
    > Jim-
    > You left out the fact that thrillers nearly always include a revolving
    > P.O.V. in them (think Elmore Leonard and Robert Ludlum). Ken
    Follett's THE
    > MAN FROM ST. PETERSBURG as well, for example/

    Westlake's Parker series does not include a revolving POV. I don't think Donald Hamilton's Matt Helm series uses that device, either. If they are exceptions, they are major exceptions. Today, both would qualify as thrillers. Speaking of Ludlum, I have never read him. Is he good?



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