Re: RARA-AVIS: Sidekicks

From: Jeremiah Healy (
Date: 13 Nov 2001

Just a thought on "sociopathic sidekicks:" Does anyone think that authors who use them (and I've had a couple that were close myself, such as Nino in SWAN DIVE and Primo Zuppone in SHALLOW GRAVES and INVASION OF PRIVACY) are really just protecting their "hero" characters from having to jump from the frying pan of honorable killing to the fire of murder?

Good reading,


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