Juri Nummelin's Blog – November 2007 Archive (2)

Guthrie's Hard Man

Finished late last night Al Guthrie's Hard Man. Man oh man. Pretty rough stuff. Recommended if you can take it. I can see why some people have been so critical about this (and how it's all connected to the neo-noir discussion), though. Is there some sociological truth hidden in there? Or even questions?

My reading's been pretty vicious as of late. First Marquis de Sade, then Al Guthrie. I've also been reading collections of readers' letters from old porn magazines. They can be…


Added by Juri Nummelin on November 28, 2007 at 9:25pm — No Comments

The ultimate crime novel

Finished couple nights back the ultimate crime novel: Justine, by Marquis de Sade. From every social misdeed imaginable to every sexual misdeed imanigable. Someone could use the novel's plot and rewrite it in a modern setting. Now, that would be noir.

Added by Juri Nummelin on November 11, 2007 at 11:51pm — 2 Comments

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