Re: Re: RARA-AVIS: Ellroy

Date: 14 Jun 2001 wrote:
> Jess wrote:

>Chris, you should try reading more Barra before you dismiss him
>like that. He's made a living as a freelance writer in places as
>diverse as the Wall Street Journal and the Village Voice. He's a
>long sight distant from the type of writer you describe.
>And, as it happens, he -does- know his crime fiction.

> Ok, maybe I was unfair on Barra. I'm probably closer to that type
> of writer myself. But I think he had a bad day at the office. I do

Fair enough.

> get annoyed, though, when otherwise clever, intelligent and
> respected people are allowed to get away with making dumb comments
> about populer fiction. They wouldn't

I think I'd burn out permanently if I got annoyed every time someone did that. <g>


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