dramboxf: List utterly, completely fails without Burke.Seriously...UTTER EPIC FAIL.
fusillade762: I never really thought of Sherlock Holmes as "hard-boiled". Is this an English food reference or something?
Snapper Carr: Are we only counting books because...[i.imgur.com image 533x530][i.imgur.com image 658x370]
Dr.Zom: Burke is not a private detective.
suziequzie: fusillade762: I never really thought of Sherlock Holmes as "hard-boiled". Is this an English food reference or something?If Holmes is considered 'hard boiled', where's Archie Goodwin on the scale?
Ellis D Trails: List fails without NICK DANGER....3rd eye....
dramboxf: Dr.Zom: Burke is not a private detective.He's not licensed, sure -- but he performs all the tasks of classic literary PI/PDs.
tillerman35: Glad to see Marlowe in the top spot. Hands down the best-written "noir" detective around. Iconic- so much so that when you read The Big Sleep for the first time you almost think Chandler's copying the "hard-boiled private eye" genre when in fact he's defining it.
Dwight_Yeast: Ellis D Trails: List fails without NICK DANGER....3rd eye....What's in the paper bag?!?
Omahawg: It's strange, isn't it, how you plot and plan a submission with intentions of guffaws, snarkiness, bie/eip, and general chaos only to see it shot down like some third-rate hood in a bungled purse snatching on South 6th Street?but then you submit a 30 second second thought more out of boredom than anything else and it goes greenyes, this life is strange.
Bio-nic: [bookpeopleblog.files.wordpress.com image 850x637]I will just leave this here....
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