Re: RARA-AVIS: Corner Brook Confidential and Assorted Collinses

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 25 Jun 2004

Thanks for the tip, Mark. I was unaware of the other nom de plume, and I've just ordered "Mirror Image."


Mark Sullivan wrote:
> You might want to check out another series by Collins/Lynds, written
> under the name Mark Sadler. Paul Shaw is a corporate PI, not an
> outsider like Fortune. It is interesting to see the same critique, but
> this time shown from within the belly of the beast. Again, though,
> these books are good reads first, not dry political treatises.
> Oh, and just because Collins is critical of the workings of our class
> system does not mean he sets up easy upper class targets to be knocked
> down. His individuals, no matter what their class, are always complex
> characters. However, class gives some of those characters the means
> that the waves from their actions, good, bad or in between, often crest
> much further from their source.

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