Re: RARA-AVIS: Anyone read this?

From: Al Guthrie (
Date: 20 Feb 2004

----- Original Message ----- From: "William Denton" <>
> The title's been mentioned on the list, but never with a review. It came
> out in 1978, and was made into the movie ANGEL HEART (which I avoided) in
> the late eighties. Is it as good as Pearl says? I see that No Exit has
> it in print.

Ah, well. There's always somebody with no taste at all. I loved both the movie and the book. The ending of the book may well have been telegraphed, though -- I wouldn't know, since I saw the movie first. Telegraphing aside, Hjortsberg's writing is impeccable.


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