Re: RARA-AVIS: Neil McNeil

From: Mario Taboada (
Date: 16 Aug 2002

<<Tony Costaine and Bert McCall are flooded with trouble from an unfinished dam--and a whisky mine.The woods had gone wild with murderers, salacious Scots, and kidnappers in kilts.>>

No girl on the cover? If yes, how covered and with what? Without that datum, I cannot make an accurate diagnostic.

That blurb writer does well in the unfortunate metaphor department. Gold Medal blurbs by themselves make up a genre. How can you not love this stuff?



"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." Mark Twain

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