RARA-AVIS: Re: Definition of Thriller

From: JIM DOHERTY (jimdohertyjr@yahoo.com)
Date: 06 Feb 2009

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    Re your comment below:

    "I think 'thriller' probably also gets used, loosely, as a synonym for 'crime story' or 'suspense story.'"

    I found that to be true in England. When I went shopping at Murder One (which, thank God, I did when I had the chance), the guy behind the counter used "thriller" as a way of distinguishing from the non-fiction the store sold.



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