Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Garnethill

Ann Theis (
Mon, 21 Jun 1999 12:38:51 -0400


I really liked Garnethill. The Ingram blurb is on target - "a heroine who is emotionally battered but no victim". The book got a starred review from Kirkus and from PW.


> Mina's award-winning first novel, Garnethill, is a
> groundbreaking book that should help finally establish women writers as
> a credible faction within the hardboiled genre. Garnethill is not
> physically violent, but its emotional rawness and visceral honesty pack
> a punch far more potent than any boxer-turned-PI could provide."

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