Benjamin Black
Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Reviews

Which Is Better, Gorgeous Writing or a Gorgeous Blonde?
24 Aug 2014 // 8:05 PM

In The Black-Eyed Blond, Benjamin Black provides such a satisfying incarnation of Raymond Chandler's sensibility, it's almost possible to pretend Chandler is back among the living.

Clerical Connivance in Dreary Dublin: Benjamin Black's 'Holy Orders'
14 Aug 2013 // 5:05 PM

It's difficult to shake the sensation that this story is not happening over a half-century later, amidst today's revelations of clerical abuse and conspiracy.

//Blogs

'Elegy for April': Benjamin Black's New Dublin Noir
23 Apr 2010 // 1:30 AM

John Banville's alter ego resurrects Quirke in another 1950s Dublin noir adventure.

//News

'The Black-Eyed Blonde' Is More Gray Than Noir
26 Mar 2014 // 8:05 PM

Benjamin Black takes Philip Marlowe through a series of set pieces intended to echo Raymond Chandler’s work.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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