Re: RARA-AVIS: Wrapping up UK month

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 30 Jul 2002

Rev, I've got two of them in my house now, and let's not be so quick to wrap up UK month--I've got about a dozen yet to read. Joy, now reading "Eyes Open," and grateful to whomever(s) recommended it

> Thanks to Mr. Ricketts for guest-hosting a month of UK hardboiled and noir
> writing. There was some good discussion and it looks like a number of
> people read a good selection of UK writers, many of whom are little known
> in North America. I'm glad lots of names were mentioned, and now we all
> have more writers to look for when we're browsing shelves.
> Call me Colin, or the Reverend Spadge Dooley, whatever. My pleasure, not
> I did a lot, there a people out there who know a hell of a lot more than I
> and were good enough to share it - Al has been posting like a cat out of
> hades. I hope someone finds something they like in UK noir HB and I am
> the authors will keep coming up, my one man quest to get Derek Raymond
> every household aside.
> All the best, the Reverend Spadge Dooley.

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