Re: RARA-AVIS: True Detective

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 11 Jan 2002

--- Mark Sullivan <> wrote:
> Erick wrote:
> "Collins' early novels, including the one George
> mentions, True
> Detective, and the follow-ups, True Crime, The
> Million Dollar Wound, and
> . . ."
> Not commenting on the quality of these books (I've
> only read the first
> which was good, but I'm not much of a fan of
> historicals),

TRUE DETECTIVE has it's moments, but IMO suffers from the "bring the lead character into the orbit of various famous people from that era" disease common to historicals.


===== Doug Bassett

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