Re: RARA-AVIS: rabe and westlake

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 03 Jun 2002

> rene said:
> THE BOX is probably the best Rabe novel I've read & he's an
> author I like a lot. (Rabe was an early influence on Donald Westlake,
> evidenced by Westlake's first novel, THE MERCENARIES & his article on
> Rabe in MURDER OFF THE RACK. THE MERCENARIES is also a recommended
> by the way.)
> ************************
> thanks for the recommendation on rabe, rene. in a
> couple months, when the "to be read" pile dwindles
> a bit, i'll go hunting for that one.
> and i've got westlake and stark (they are the same
> person, i hope) on the list too. from what i've
> read here, _payback_ is a good one. i really don't
> want to buy a book with a picture of mel gibson on
> the cover, but sometimes sacrifices must be made.

Yes, Westlake & "Stark" are the same person. If you want to avoid Mel's mug, hunt around for an older edition. Any ed. published as THE HUNTER or POINT BLANK will be the same book but with guaranteed Mel-free covers.


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