Re: RARA-AVIS: Da Booze

From: Graham Powell (
Date: 23 Jul 2001

> "Give bartender Nick Stefanos a bottle of booze, a
> pack of smokes, and some good lovin', and he's a happy man. Nick lives
> for the first and last drinks of the day and all the drinks between,
> but once in a while, he comes out of his alcoholic fog and does some
> detecting work.

That's not exactly fair, but he does start the book on an epic bender, does plenty of boozing along the way, and ends up at the start of another bender
("This one started at the Spot.") That review just makes him sound so stereotypical, when he's just a stand up guy with a problem.

------------- Hardboiled and Noir

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