Re: RARA-AVIS: Wrapping up UK month

From: Terrill Lankford (
Date: 29 Jul 2002

Al Guthrie wrote:

> For me, the surprise omission from this month's discussion was Lee Child.
> Given how well Jack Reacher performed in the top hardboiled characters vote
> (IIRC. I joined the list just afterwards, so I don't have a copy at hand to
> check), I'd have thought someone would have mentioned his author.
> Al

Good catch, Al. But could it be because he is aggressively packaged and promoted more like a U.S. author than a British one? His character is American, his series takes place here and I think he himself lives in New York. Lee may be an import, but I don't think his books are.


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