Re: RARA-AVIS: Vicki Ellis

From: Buzz (
Date: 05 Jul 2002

Perhaps the girlfriend of the reviewer?


> 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
> assassination."
> I've never heard of Vicki Ellis.

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