Re: RARA-AVIS: What about B.Traven?

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 18 Nov 2002

GOOOOOOOD one, Bill!


Bill Crider wrote:
> Richard, are you sure B. Traven wasn't writing about being a
> writer?

in response to:
> "What you get is advances and advances. Just enough to get
> drunk and get a dame under your legs. Sometimes there is
> just a bit left to buy a shirt, a pair of pants, or new
> clogs. You never get enough to buy you a complete outfit.
> You see, if you look like a respectable citizen, you might
> get some ideas into your head
> and walk off and become alive again. Nothing doing. Get
> trick now? As long as you haven't got money, and as long as
> you are in rags, you cannot get away here. You stay dead."

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