RARA-AVIS: Ellroy versus Cave. Split decision goes to Cave.

From: Kevin Burton Smith ( kvnsmith@thrillingdetective.com)
Date: 03 Feb 2002

>The Australian rock singer Nick Cave...is a huge Ellroy fan, sent
>Ellroy a gushing fan letter. Ellroy, who is well known for his contempt
>for rock music & musicians allegedly mercilessly lampooned Cave at one
>or more of his readings, the story getting back to Cave who was
>apparently devastated.

He shouldn't be. Pound for pound, he's a better writer.

Kevin, who doesn't mind a reasonable amount of trouble.

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