RENDEZVOUS IN BLACK
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They had a date at eight every night. If it was raining, if it was snowing; if there was a moon, or if there was none. It wasn’t new, it hadn’t just come up. Last year it had been that way, the year before, the year before that. But it wasn’t going to keep on that way much...
1. Critics in Woolrich’s day considered him the “king of the thriller.” Would you agree?
2. Rendezvous in Black was a radical departure from the detective stories popular in Woolrich’s day. What sets it apart?
3. In the essay “Cornell Woolrich: Psychologist, Poet, Painter...