Re: RARA-AVIS: Sallis and a hundred more

From: Valerie E. Polichar (
Date: 06 Feb 2004

On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Pierre-Paul Durastanti wrote:
> Even in far-off France, there are people who have been reading you for long,
> and in another genre. I think "Faces and Hands" and "The Creation of Benny
> Good" were your first works I chanced upon, translated in French science
> fiction anthologies.

Nice to see someone else refer to Sallis's earlier "SF" works. You can't read pieces like "Faces, Hands" or "A Few Last Words" without picking up the noir element. And they cross genres like a drunkard on a sidewalk
-- I mean this as a compliment.


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