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REVIEW FROM THE PAST: “STREET 8”

I got to thinking it’s time to revisit this five-year-old review of an outstanding example of noir fiction. So here it is one more time! STREET 8 by Douglas Fairbairn  Review by Mike Dennis, 2010 “Nobody wants to come downtown anymore. They tell you it’s like coming to a foreign country.” That’s the sentiment expressed by […]

REVIEW: “STREET 8”

STREET 8  by Douglas Fairbairn Review by Mike Dennis, 2010 “Nobody wants to come downtown anymore. They tell you it’s like coming to a foreign country.” That’s the sentiment expressed by a Miami native in Street 8, a hot-blooded 1977 noir novel by Douglas Fairbairn. The title street, an English translation of Calle Ocho, the […]