The Perfect Crime Novel


On a technical level, it is possible to write a perfect crime novel. You might say Black Wings Has My Angel is beyond perfection.

At Vulture, Christian Lorentzen explains why a 1953 heist novel is a classic of 20th-century noir.

P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →