RARA-AVIS: re: Likeable PIs

From: davezeltserman (Dave.Zeltserman@gmail.com)
Date: 14 Sep 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, JIM DOHERTY <jimdohertyjr@...> wrote:
    > I'm merely pointing out that affability isn't really that rare a quality in the pantheon of hard-boiled dicks, nor is affability alone necessarily a bar to a character having flaws. Hell, affability, by itself, doesn't even insure a moral outlook. Ted Bundy was affable, after all.
    And of course we've got Dexter--an affable, likable, psychopathic serial killer.

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