Re: RARA-AVIS: Non-US Writers

Mario Taboada (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 06:45:22 +0000 <<One writer with Spanish heritage that you've left of your terrific
list is Manuel Vazquez Montalban... Barcelona, Pepe Carvalho, food, PI
tough talk : it's all there.>>

Before the Carvalho series, MVM wrote a truly weird book called "I
killed Kennedy". I read it many years ago, and still remember it as a
hilarious and very dark read. I don't know if it's ever been translated
into English.

Pepe Carvalho may be the only hardboiled detective to have a personal

MVM is a regular columnist for the daily _El Pa=EDs_ of Madrid; his
columns are very funny and irreverent.


Mario Taboada
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