RE: RARA-AVIS: Pelecanos: new one

From: Words from the Monastery (
Date: 22 Aug 2000

Not at all. All it says is that George P is staying within the stereotype of the genre it implies nothing of other writers.

volente Deo,

Anthony Dauer Alexandria, Virginia

"... down these mean streets a man must go
 who is not himself mean, who is neither
 tarnished or afraid."

            --Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maura McMillan
> Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2000 7:48 PM
> staying
> >within the stereotype of the genre --
> but this would imply that any writer must be bound to a genre. pelecanos
> doesn't declare himself a 'hardboiled' writer; he's just a writer. and as
> you say, what is right in fiction is up to the writer.

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