Re: RARA-AVIS: recent purchases

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 10 Apr 2000

THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE is a masterpiece, in my opinion one of the handful of truly great hardboiled books. I haven't read the book, but I remember the movie of TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE was superb, so how bad could the book be?


--- Chris Bahn <> wrote:
> Yesterday at the thrift store I picked up a few
> books, and I'd be interested
> in what you all think of them:
> -George V. Higgins, "The Friends of Eddie Coyle"
> -John Godey, "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three"
> -Elmore Leonard, "Get Shorty"

===== Doug Bassett

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