Re: RARA-AVIS: The First Blocks Are the Deepest

Gary Warren Niebuhr (
Fri, 13 Feb 1998 06:54:01 -0800 >If I'm not mistaken, the first Scudder novel was either "The Sins of the
>Fathers" or "In the Midst of Death", both 1976. Evidently, there was some
>kinda snafu where the second book was published first. Any Blockheads out
>there have the full story?
According to Block, the order in which they were written is

The Sins of the Fathers (1976)
Time to murder and create (1977--but published third)
In the midst of death (1976--but published second)

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