Thursday Noirs: Summer fiction

Verbal sparring, physical clashes, between corrupt cops and the world-weary detectives, the calm fa├žade smiling at the world concealing a maniacal murder machine, when distilled in a fast-paced pulp fiction or poetically narrated in a noir satisfy some of our needs to explain the violent social disorder thrown at us large and small by the contours of life lived by dictates of capital.