Re: RARA-AVIS: Good Cop, Bad Cop

From: stephen holden (
Date: 15 Feb 2001

>And on the flip side, has there ever been as vile a police nemesis as
>McGregor in John Lutz' Carver books? Of course, all of Ellroy's LAPD
>is more or less vile, and Irvine (Trainspotting) Welsh hits new
>depths with his wormy copper in FILTH, but there's something
>"special" about McGregor, perhaps because he just keeps coming back,
>more disgusting and corrupt each time. Are there any other recurring
>police characters whose badge doesn't exactly shine with honour?

Fat Ollie Weeks in the 87th precinct novels?

-Stephen Holden-

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