Re: RARA-AVIS: The Welty review

Date: 15 Dec 2002

In a message dated 12/15/02 10:40:36 AM, writes:

<< I have to say this is a bit of a hobbyhorse for me as I think the bestseller list has ruined many a writer. Writers become self-imitators trying to recapture what got them the success. It is the way of imitators, self and otherwise, to imitate bad qualities as well as the good. >>

This, I fear, is the fate that has befallen Elmore Leonard.

John Lau

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