Re: RARA-AVIS: Gil Brewer

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 16 Aug 2002

Al said:
> Not only does he portray women and, therefore, sexual tension better than
> any other GM author of my acquaintance, but I don't think he lags far
> behind, er, James Cain. And Brewer at his best is as good as Cain. His
> forte is short, enduring character descriptions. I don't have the direct
> quotes, but a couple I remember are (roughly): He looked as if he were
> strapped from head to foot in leather - when he moved his neck, his whole
> body moved. And another: He looked as if somebody had machine-gunned his
> soul.

****************** Ah! A Gil Brewer man! What are the good ones, Al? What are the ones to skip?

thanks, miker

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