Re: RARA-AVIS: Blown Away

Colonell (
Thu, 30 Dec 1999 15:02:43 -0800

> > What established hard boiled authors have ever you read wose work that
> > blew you away on first exposure that you tried to find and then read
> > they had written as soon as possible? To make sure there are not
> > long lists, let's hold down the number to five.
My five:

1) James M. Cain 2) Ross McDonald 3) Dorothy B. Hughes 4) Harry Whittington 5) Derek Raymond (up until I WAS DORA SUAREZ, which I started but only read a few pages because the violence was just too much for me)

Does Cornell Woolrich count?

R. Colonell

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