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Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction

For the fan of noir and hardboiled mysteries, in book and film: whether you love Hammett, Chandler, Ross MacDonald and the pulp fiction they sprang from; Graham Greene's noirish entertainments (and resulting films); Cornell Woolrich, James M. Cain, and women like Dorothy B. Hughes; or the far more recent treatments of James Ellroy, Elmore Leonard, and the like.

We're resurrecting a group discussion of Jim Thompson's After Dark, My Sweet. If successful, we may of course, go on to other things.

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Tags: crime (2), mystery (2), noir (2), Cornell Woolrich (1), Graham Greene (1), (show all)pulp fiction (1), James M. Cain (1), James Ellroy (1), Jim Thompson (1), Elmore Leonard (1), Ross MacDonald (1), Dorothy B. Hughes (1), Hammett (1), book-types (1), Books (1), thriller (1), genres (1), fiction (1), mysteries (1), hardboiled (1), Chandler (1)

Administrators: Eurydice (creator)

 
 
Topics messagesLast message 
What did you just finish reading and what are you currently reading? 23Artymedon, June 15ignore
Good/great modern/contemporary noir/hard-boiled fiction 41kenkuhlken, March 17ignore
Ross Macdonald 10jju, February 6ignore
Hard Case Crime 12mysterymax, October 2013ignore
What is the definition of a "Femme Fatale"? 2quartzite, February 2013ignore
noir/hardboiled what the difference? 10SimonW11, January 2013ignore
Nordic Noir reading list 2Ammianus, January 2013ignore
About Parker 4Ammianus, November 2012ignore
Wome Writers of Hardboiled/Noir 47RDHawk6886, November 2012ignore
Marlowe Lives 2dcozy, August 2012ignore
Massimo Carlotto in English? 2bookstothesky, July 2012ignore
For Derek Raymond fans... 7bostonbibliophile, July 2012ignore
Noir books 5jju, June 2012ignore
Anthology 16jju, June 2012ignore
Noir? 28jju, June 2012ignore
Cornell Woolrich on Member Giveaway 9jju, June 2012ignore
Essential Noir 26MarkJacobs, May 2012ignore
the heavy weight hard hitters from the arena of noir!! 7MikeDennis, November 2011ignore
Prayers for Rain 24zanykm, July 2011ignore
Two great noir novels 1AlanForbes, May 2011ignore
'The three I just done' 1ink36, April 2011ignore
Women of Noir 4tros, March 2011ignore
Favorite Cinematic Adaptations of Noir? 33tros, March 2011ignore
PARKER, Richard Stark, Donald Westlake 5LintonRobinson, March 2011ignore
Noir book requests 5zanykm, August 2010ignore
CN as seen in Science Fiction, films etc. 3zenhobo2, March 2010ignore
James Sallis 1tros, September 2009ignore
Help, my memory is shot (Maltese Falcon spoilers) 3revelshade, March 2009ignore
Wall Street Journal Article on The Thin Man 1suburbguy, January 2009ignore
Poem By Auden on Detective Fiction 6ostrom, August 2008ignore
After Dark, My Sweet 14mstrust, July 2008ignore
whodunit 5yareader2, March 2008ignore
Parker/Chandler books 3VictoriaPL, February 2008ignore
"The Big Nowhere" Ending - **Spoilers** 1Katie_H, December 2007ignore
Visit Baker Street 7devenish, November 2007ignore
Unjustly Overlooked 5tros, September 2007ignore
LA 9/6: LA Reads? book club Mildred Pierce/pie at Philippe's 2yareader2, September 2007ignore
Any Horace McCoy fans? 2yareader2, August 2007ignore
Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction Message Board 168Linkmeister, June 2007ignore
Events: Raymond Chandler's LA tour launches 5/12 2yareader2, May 2007ignore
After Dark, My Sweet: Ch. 1 - 6 18Eurydice, October 2006ignore
Possible Group Reads 66Eurydice, August 2006ignore

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Language: English
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Created: Jul 25, 2006

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