Staying close to the bone, Hiaasen delivers another sharp Florida noir

The plot of Razor Girl is difficult to summarise, but the point -- in all of his novels -- is the bad behaviour

18th September, 2016
Carl Hiaasen

Crime Fiction, Razor Girl, By Carl Hiaasen, Sphere, €25.25

Every couple of years, with not-quite-presidential punctuality, Carl Hiaasen delivers his State of the Union Address. His chosen metier is the crime novel: specifically the lurid, neon-lit, Floridian brand of crime novel, in which dumb-ass smart guys and roguish gals chase after cold, hard cash in the deep-fried heat. Razor Girl is his 14th Florida noir, and it’s another winner: sharp, funny, and acutely...

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