Re: RARA-AVIS: Stark Month--What do you think of the Grofield novels?

From: Ray Skirsky (
Date: 17 Nov 2000

At 12:29 PM 11/15/00 -0800, you wrote:

>The Grofield novels, with their lighter and humorous tone, seem like much of
>the same-ol'-same-ol' and I've never much cared for them...I suppose in the
>same way Westlake's Dortmunder novels have never done much for me.

The Dortmunder novels are very uneven. I thought "Why Me" was hysterically funny, but a couple of the others, especially the one about trying to get the treasure out of the lake
(can't remember its name), were virtually unreadable.


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