Re: RARA-AVIS: Chinaman's Chance

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 12 Aug 2000

Ah, if you don't like these sort of complicated con jobs you probably won't like much of Thomas, the bulk of whose work is filled with such things. I like Thomas *alot* -- partly because his characters are terrifically engaging, partly because I've always thought that this is a rather truthful portrayal of how power is exercised in the world.

--- Tim Oliver <> wrote:
> I read this a few weeks ago. I thought it rather
> tiresome. These endless
> schemes within schemes wear me out.
> Last week I found Thomas' If You Can't Be Good on
> sale. I'm really digging
> it. But it may soon deteriorate into a tiresome maze
> as well. Hope not.
> Tim Oliver

===== Doug Bassett

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