Re: RARA-AVIS: Kantner's first Ben Perkins book

From: William Denton (
Date: 01 Oct 2003

On 1 October 2003, Michael Robison wrote:

: Just got a book called THE PARADISE EATER, by John Ralston Saul. Somehow
: I ended up looking at a book called BANGKOK 8 on Amazon and one of the
: reviews recommended this one instead. I was pleased to find out the
: writer is Canadian, since I've been reading Canadian hardboiled too.

That's His Excellency John Ralston Saul, husband of the Governor-General, our head of state. He's a brilliant man and a great writer, but his fiction (thrillers written about twenty years ago) isn't hardboiled.


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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