Re: RARA-AVIS: Oz hardboiled, Southern Gothic, and irony of style

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 19 Mar 2003


FWIW, I started Larry Brown's FAY, and didn't finish it. It's a long novel for him and his writing from a female POV didn't work for me. OTOH, I really liked his DIRTY WORK. Maybe I'll give FAY another try at some point down the line. Brown is a good writer.

Ed Lynskey

--- Al Guthrie <> wrote:
> A couple of contenders for Southern noir. Larry Brown's "Fay"
> and William
> Gay's "The Long Home". Anybody want to help me move them
> up/down my TBR
> mountain?


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