Re: RARA-AVIS: No, Daly just writes badly

Mario Taboada (
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 19:58:08 +0000 Michael Sharp:

>> Everything we read is 1920-60, so no Vachss. We are reading Mosley at the end, though, as an example of contemporary revision of the 40s-50s p.i. novel. Gotta go prepare to teach *Maltese Falcon* tomorrow.<<

What a coup to have Mosley representing contemporary hardboiled. He is
one of the finest writers to have emerged in the past decade. I just
finished reading his "A little yellow dog", which I found to be even
better than the previous entries in this outstanding series. This guy
belongs in the pantheon (he is a relatively young man!!)

Mario Taboada
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