RARA-AVIS: Re: Vicki Ellis

From: K Montin ( kmontin@total.net)
Date: 05 Jul 2002

Funny, the names of all the authors listed start with "el," Pelecanos being a minor deviation. Reminds me of Superman's abundance of LL friends and foes.

Karin At 04:00 5/7/02 -0400, DJ-Anonyme@webtv.net (Mark Sullivan) wrote:

>I was going through a pile of old newspapers when I found a book review
>that began:
>"The lean, seedy noir novel is, by common acclamation, in the midst of a
>renaissance. Practitioners such as James Ellroy, Vicki Ellis, Elmore
>Leonard and George P. Pelecanos have refined the streamlined style,
>unsentimental wit and urban menace of this classic 1940s genre, while
>updating its content to address a host of contemporary issues, from
>child abuse to cult religions to racist violence and political

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