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  • Chicago Noir The Classics
  • Joe Meno
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  • 02 January 2018
  • 9781617752940

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Joe Meno ë 6 characters characters Chicago Noir The Classics í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ty library MysterySuspense collections Midwest Book ReviewI've always enjoyed reading noir Dark ironic mysteries are a good read to me Since this collection includes old classics as well as some new stories I knew it would be goodI wasn't disappointed Journey of a Bookseller Chicago Noir The Classics does everything anthologies and noir are supposed to but this title achieves an unheralded goal that deserves noticeThis is wonderful diversity coming both unexpected and unhearalded Anthologies are supposed to convey a sense of having covered the territory Joe Meno has Ethnically diverse city ethnically diverse plots Better Chicago Noir The Classics showcases diversity as normal everyday This adds inescapable satisfaction to a sense of the editor's having covered the territory La BlogaA worthy addition to the Akashic Books noir series Book ChaseAlthough Los Angeles may be considered the most uintessentially noir American city this volume reveals that pound for pound Chicago has historically been able to stand up to any other metropolis in the noir arenaClassic reprints from Harry Stephen Keeler Sherwood Anderson Max Allan Collins Richard Wright Nelson Algren Fredric Brown Patricia Highsmith Barry Gifford Stuart M Kaminsky Libby Fischer Hellmann Sara Pare. Very solid as always

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Joe Meno ë 6 characters characters Chicago Noir The Classics í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB In this superior entry in Akashic's noir series Meno offers nearly a century of Chicago crime fictionFamiliar bylines abound Max Allan Collins Richard Wright Nelson Algren Sherwood Anderson Fredric Brown Patricia Highsmith with an excerpt from her novel The Price of Salt Stewart M Kaminsky Sara Paretsky Others may be less familiar to mystery specialists but all turn in impressive performances Publishers Weekly Starred reviewRichard Wright Nelson Algren and Sandra Cisneros are not crime fiction writers and yet their Chicago certainly embodies the individual crushing ethos endemic to noir Meno also includes stories from writers who could easily have been overlooked Percy Spurlark Parker Hugh Holton to ensure that diverse voices and neighborhoods are represented Add in smart and essential choices from Fredric Brown Sara Paretsky and Stuart Kaminsky and you have not an anthology not for crime fiction purists perhaps but a thought provoking document all the same Booklist The fifteen short stories comprising Chicago Noir The Classics which are knowledgeably compiled and deftly edited by Joe Meno are true gems of the noir literary tradition Chicago Noir The Classics is a consistently entertaining and will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to communi. Good compilation of short stories It is best read with a noir film accent in short staccato phrases As someone from Chicago this was a fun read to see how things have changed in various neighborhoods over the years

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Joe Meno ë 6 characters characters Chicago Noir The Classics í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Tsky Percy Spurlark Parker Sandra Cisneros Hugh Holton and Stuart DybekFrom the introduction by Joe Meno More corrupt than New York less glamorous than LA Chicago has murders per capita than any other city its size With its sleek skyscrapers bisecting the fading sky like an unspoken threat Chicago is the closest metropolis to the mythical city of shadows as first described in the work of Chandler Hammett and Cain Only in Chicago do instituted color lines offer generation after generation of poverty and violence only in Chicago do the majority of governors do prison time only in Chicago do the dead actually vote twiceChicago than the metropolis that gave the world Al Capone the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre the death of John Dillinger the crimes of Leopold and Loeb the horrors of John Wayne Gacy the unprecedented institutional corruption of so many recent public officials than the birthplace of Raymond Chandler is a city of darkness This darkness is not an act of over imagination It's the unadulterated truth It's a pointed though necessary reminder of the grave tragedies of the past and the failed possibilities of the present Fifty years in the future I hope these stories are read only as fiction as somewhat distant fantasy Here's hoping for some ligh. pretty good collection of mysteries and hard boiled detectives and such