Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Horace McCoy (more abt his works))

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 27 Jan 2002

Etienne said :

> There was a (in)famous article by Edmund Wilson that
> compared him to James Cain and concluded that he was
> way inferior...! Don't believe it neither.
Was this the same article that Wilson's description of Richard Hallas's
"You Play the Black & the Red Comes Up" as something along the lines of
"1,001 nights along the screwy West Coast" which adorns the Black Lizard paperback edition. I don't think it was meant to be complimentary but it sounds fine to me.

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