RE: RARA-AVIS: More on Thomas

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 05 May 2000

Bill H wrote:

"His FOOLS IN TOWN... should appeal to fans of RED HARVEST, though less blood-drenched. It's a classic instance of the Twain formula (as seen in
"The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg"), where you use the town's native greed (& organized power structure) to pull off a big one."

Didn't Thomas use a quote from Hadleyburg for the epigraph of this book? I know he quote Twain for one of his books, but I'm too lazy to go through boxes to find out which one for sure.


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