Noir Sentence of the Day

His blonde hair was slicked back with so much product a fly would break its neck trying to land on it.

Razorblade Tears, p. 35

Now THAT’S noir.

One Word Sunday Challenge: OPPOSING

Self is late again! It’s Monday and she’s posting for Travel with Intent’s One Word Sunday Challenge.

The word is OPPOSING.

Think this’ll suit: at the Judy Chicago Retrospective at the De Young, there’s a display of female figures (the show itself is amazing; if you’re anywhere within driving distance, do yourself a favor and see it). Self kept trying to take pictures, but the reflection on the glass was interfering. She finally decided to snap whatever, and after she came home and looked at what she’d taken, she discovered there was a woman on the other side of the glass from self, looking rather quizzically at her. So, here we are, on two opposing sides of the display.

Razorblade Tears: Noir with a Capital ‘N’

Back to reading noir!

And Razorblade Tears is a most excellent example of the genre.

Self will not summarize, as it will be ever so much more fun if dear blog readers begin this book without having a clue.

Buddy Lee had it all wrong. Ike wasn’t afraid to get his hands dirty. He wasn’t afraid to spill blood. He was afraid he wouldn’t be able to stop.

Razorblade Tears, by S. A. Cosby, p. 29

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