Loose term for a body of literature enjoyed mostly by men that includes but is not limited to two fisted crime and detective novels, books about war, spies and outdoor adventure, and sports writing.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
I read Tom Sawyer last week. The last time I read the book was at least 30 years ago. I think we can make an argument that Twain's classic is the original "guy" book. Just think about what Twain covers in a relatively short book.
Rebellion and disobedience
A girl you can't live without
I could continue, but I've made my point. Twain essentially provided the blueprint for every "guy" book that would follow.