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- Thu Oct 07, 2004 11:04 am
- Forum: I Hate Books
- Topic: hardboiled / detective / crime fiction (vintage)
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David Goodis, the king of darkness. He wrote Shoot The Piano player, Cassidys Girl, Street of no return and many others. Also Charles Willeford is also fantastic. In fact you should dig up anything you can find on the old Black lizard press. great stuff. I also second Chester Himes. Any of those gre...
Topography of the lungs is indeed wonderful. Also very good from the same era is Iskra 1903, a trio with Barry Guy and Paul Rutherford. Still available from Emenem ( three disc set though ). I prefer his early, mid seventies stuff ( Vol 1, Taps, etc ) though Aida and Music and Dance are very cool.