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Florida Noir - Mystery, Crime Fiction Writing from the Sunshine State

Florida Noir Films

Noir is a genre describing films and books that revolve around cynical characters in corrupt situations. Most famous are the detective films from the 1940’s; the tough guy cop, fallen hero, and dame…


Added by Linda Stamberger on June 12, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Florida Noir

Florida noir has deep roots, starting in the 1940’s with hard-boiled detective fiction like John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee character. Fictional detectives, unraveling Florida mysteries, the unique atmosphere as part of the backdrop influencing characters and their actions, are all part of the Florida noir appeal. Florida fiction, along with non-fiction, even the medium of film usually draw on atmosphere, and with fiction, this affects plot as well.

In Florida fiction, an example… Continue

Added by Linda Stamberger on November 23, 2009 at 8:26am — 3 Comments

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