Wednesday, February 24, 2016

I'm Sure You'll All Agree

The Best Old-School Noir Novels

6 comments:

Deb said...

They could easily have switched out BRIGHTON ROCK (which isn't even set in America) for BLACK WINGS HAS MY ANGEL, one of the best and bleakest pulps ever.

Bill Crider said...

Absolutely.

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

If I had a pick of Chandlers I wouldn't pick that one.

Elgin Bleecker said...

Nice to see Faulkner’s SANCTUARY among the usual suspects.

Dan_Luft said...

One doesn't even have to like crime fiction to compile this list.

Daniel Stumpf said...

Dan, you touched on the issue here: These are some of the best-known, but not necessarily the best.