Re: RARA-AVIS: Who Wrote It?

Date: 26 Jun 2004


Re the quote below:

> Hollywood was always best viewed at night. It could
> only hold its mystique
> in darkness. In sunlight the curtain comes up and
> the intrigue is gone,
> replaced by a sense of hidden danger. It was a
> place of takers and users, of broken
> sidewalks and dreams. You build a city in the
> desert, water it with false
> hopes and false idols, and eventually this is what
> happens. The desert reclaims
> it, turns it arid, leaves it barren. Human
> tumbleweeds drift across its
> streets, predators hide in the rocks.
> I took the Mulholland exit and crossed over the
> freeway...

I go along with Pierre and Bill. It's Michael Connolly's LOST LIGHT (though it sounds suspiciously like Raymond Chandler's THE LITTLE SISTER, which may have been your point, or at least part of your point).


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