Re: RARA-AVIS: dissing vachss

From: Ray Skirsky (
Date: 19 Feb 2002

At 11:19 AM 2/19/2002 -0500, JIm wrote:

> You may have been wrong about the song quote, but you were bang on about
>Vachss. Whenever I see a post complaining about John D. McDonald's
>"preachyness," I have an urge to point the offended party toward AV. With
>JDM I never had the feeling that his politics got in the way of his
>characters or his stories, but I can't say the same for Andrew. His work has
>been devoured by his messages.

True. See his Batman novel, called "The Ultimate Evil," or something like that. Two guesses as to what the "ultimate evil" is.


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