Noir

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“these 13 stories will ‘take you for a ride.’”

Akashic Books deserves kudos for their fine service to noir.

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Zagreb Noir, edited by Ivan Sršen, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.

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"Dark, bloody, and outrageously comical . . ."

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an intelligent, high-octane psychological thriller from a master storyteller at the top of his game.”

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Richard Kadrey’s seventh novel in his urban fantasy Sandman Slim series puts his protagonist, James Stark, right into the thick of a yet another possible end of the world event: the attempted murde

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It’s worth noting that Cambodia Noir is not one of the “noir” short story anthologies from Akashic Books (Prison Noir, New Orleans Noir, Twin Cities Noir, etc).

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A book you will not forget. A powerful, ingenious piece of crime noir.

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“. . . rediscover why Dashiell Hammett was the peerless master of crime fiction in all its dark and bloody glory.”

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“An authentic yet unique voice, Tony Black shows why he is leading the pack in British crime fiction today.

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“Noir is not easy to write—and nearly impossible to do successfully in the first-person POV— especially when you know from the very first ‘I’ that the hero(ine) will survive, strangling

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“Sorry has all the ingredients to make it a compulsive read. It’s slick, chock full of twists and turns, and dripping with narrative thrust and intrigue. . . .

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“On the credit side, Mr. Drvenkar’s narrative and dialogue are strong and move each section of the story along. He selects his words with care . . .

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“. . . don’t be put off by the magic and sorcery. If you like noir and hard-boiled mysteries, you might want to give Low Town a chance.

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Noir, by acclaimed author Robert Coover, is a brilliant parody of noir and hardboiled fiction and film. Noir is funny yet respectful, showing knowledge of the genre it parodies.