In a message dated 2/2/09 6:55:05 PM, email@example.com writes:
> Jim Doherty says that a thriller is a
> crime/mystery/detective/suspense/call-it-what-you-will story in which the emphasis is on action, suspense, and
> pace rather than cerebration.
> I say it's too many words, although fairly accurate. Jim, cut it back some
> for us--couldn't you have said detection instead of cerebration? That was
> definitely one word too many.
> Why not just ... The thriller is the story of a crime or impending crime
> where the emphasis is on the prevention of a disaster rather than detection?
> (I won't go round and round on this one ... just a thought.)
I happen to agree with Jimbo on this one. shoot me now!
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