Re: RARA-AVIS: Gerald Butler

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 16 Feb 2009

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    Jerome, although he does not get a separate heading in Paul's book, Butler is the lead off author in the Fear (1940-1949) section. There's about a page on him which lists his six books and makes some comments on their themes. No real info on him.


    -----Original Message----- From: J?r?me Serme Sent: Monday, February 16, 2009 12:54 PM To: Subject: RARA-AVIS: Gerald Butler


    On 1 March 2000, Paul Duncan wrote on this list:
    "I'm currently writing a small piece on Butler for my little book on Noir Fiction out April in the UK." I have just discovered Gerald Butler and am desperately looking for some information on him. Only three of his books have been translated into French (in the late 1940s) and he is not at all popular here, so that it is pretty difficult to find anything on him. Could you tell me if this reference contains (as promised, and as I hope) some information on Butler : Duncan, Paul (2000). Noir Fiction: Dark Highways, Pocket Essentials, ISBN 1903047110 ?

    Thanks in advance, Jerome


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