--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ron Clinton" <clinton65@...> wrote:
> Since we've been discussing niche noir -- western noir, sheriff noir, et al
> -- lately, I wanted to toss my request for recommendations out for motel
> noir -- noir novels with a motel as the setting, or at least an important
> part of the background. I'm thinking novels like Gil Brewer's THE RED SCARF
> and Day Keene's HOME IS THE SAILOR. I suspect there are others I've read as
> well, but those are the two that come instantly to mind. There's just
> something about a small, seedy motel setting in a '50s noir novel that seems
> so right....
> Anyway, I'd love to put my hands on a few good ones. Anyone have any titles
> for me?
> Ron C.
Robert Bloch wrote a book about a man and his mom and their motel. Hitchcock turned it into a movie.
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