Re: RARA-AVIS: Motel noir...

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 13 Jul 2009

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    If you like the theatre, you may be interested in the six-play series by George F. Walker called Suburban Motel. I've seen a couple and they're pretty good.



    On 11/07/2009 6:42 PM, Ron Clinton 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.

    Karin Montin

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