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French Eyes


  • “France and the Crime Novel”
    Even now, Brad Spurgeon 1997 essay remains one of the most definitive, online English-language guides to the subject, complete with transcribed interviews with many of France’s best hardboiled writers, and other movers and shakers of the scene. “For me,” he said, “…never having read anything more recent than Simenon or Malet, I saw this as a great learning opportunity. I passed a year of explosive discovery!”
Respectfully compiled by Kevin Burton Smith. A gros merci to Marcel Bernadac for his invaluable assistance.

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