Category Archives: Noir fiction

My top fiction and non-fiction reads of 2014

Time for me to present Pulp Curry readers with the list of my best reads for 2014. As is customary, I will start off by admitting, yet again, I feel I have not read nearly as much as I should have. … Continue reading

Get Carter, again

It is impossible to discuss British author Ted Lewis’s 1970 novel, Jack’s Return Home, without mentioning its better-known 1971 film adaptation,Get Carter. Rarely has such an influential crime novel dwelt so deeply in the shadow of its cinematic adaptation. In the … Continue reading

Adventures in noir land

It has been a while since I’ve posted here on Pulp Curry. This is because I’ve spent the last few weeks travelling in the US. I spent time in New York and Washington DC. I also visited the City of … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: the pulp of John D MacDonald

“He Sold His Soul For Another Man’s Wife.” This weeks Pulp Friday is a selection of covers from the prolific US thriller writer, John D MacDonald. MacDonald got his start writing for pulp magazines in the late forties, then rode … Continue reading

Book review: Galveston

Nic Pizzolatto’s first novel, Galveston, was published in 2010. Prior to that he wrote a book of short stories that appeared in 2006. It’s fair to say most people didn’t hear about Galveston until the screening in January this year of Pizzolatto’s groundbreaking … Continue reading