D.C. Noir 2: The Classics (D.C. Noir #1)
George Pelecanos is an independent film producer, the recipient of numerous international writing awards, a producer and an Emm ...more
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Classic reprints from: Edward P. Jones, George Pelecanos, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, James Grady, Julian Mayfield, Marita Golden, Elizabeth Hand, Julian Mazor, Ward Just, Jean Toomer, Roach Brown, Larry Neal, and others.
George Pelecanos is an independent film producer, the recipient of numerous international writing awards, a producer and an Emmy-nominated writer of the HBO series The Wire, and the author of fifteen novels set in and around Washington, DC. He is the e...more
I have found that some of the stories in the "classic" noir series can be dated, even a little boring. Maybe it's not the fault of the author's but wanting more action, femme fatale, and murder. Not the case with this collection. I REALLY enjoyed every story and even found myself looking up all the author's I didn't know afterword. Well worth it!
What I like best about City Noir series is that it will take me years to plow through them. Isn't that good news?