RE: RARA-AVIS: Charles Williams

From: John & Carrie (
Date: 24 Apr 2000

Bill sed:

> I've never been able to figure out why Williams is so under-rated. I was
> glancing around on eBay the other day and saw a copy of RIVER GIRL, one of
> my favorites and one that's really hard to find. It had a really
> low price
> on it, but no one had even bid. I wish I'd bought it myself.

I've read nothing but good things about him, it seems that in some circles he's as highly rated as Thompson, if not more so. Was he a Erskine Caldwell type, or more hardboiled? I've also heard that he wrote really long paperbacks back in the 50s.


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