Re: RARA-AVIS: Essentials

From: Bob Toomey (
Date: 22 Mar 2000

"a.n.smith" wrote:
> If you had to pick the essential works (2 or 3) by Elmore Leonard, Ross
> Macdonald, Mickey Spillane (I was thinking just "I, The Jury" would cover
> that one completely), and Richard Stark, which titles?

Elmore Leonard: City Primeval, La Brava, Hombre (as an example of his westerns)

Ross Macdonald: Moving Target (the first Lew Archer), The Chill (the best Lew Archer)

Richard Stark: The Black Ice Score, Butcher's Moon

You might also include Leigh Brackett: No Good From a Corpse, A Tiger Among Us


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