Re: RARA-AVIS: Getaway

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 09 Mar 2002

> Bill Hagen wrote:
> Agree with Paul that Getaway probably scores highest in balancing plot
> characterization. I'm wondering what others you would put high on the
> Thompson list? Any sleepers that we ought to hunt
> up?.......................................
> Killer Inside, Grifters, and Hell of a Woman all are really good
Thompson in
> my book. Sleepers might be The Criminal, The Killoff, and I enjoyed
> hell out of The Golden Gizmo which is funny and highly enertaining.
> Thompson's version of the Tall Tale meets Noir. The Golden Gizmo is my
> favorite Thompson yet it is not even in the running in the best
> category.
> Paul Miller

I would probably add "A Hell of a Woman" & "Savage Night" to the
"sleepers" list.


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