From: Kevin Burton Smith ( kvnsmith@thrillingdetective.com)
Date: 09 Jul 2004

miker wrote:

>A lot of people deplored his style as excessive,
>garish, and childish. I liked the way Teran ran
>freewheeling with the language. I thought he invoked
>powerful visual images. Some of the more outrageous
>similes and metaphors I took to be tongue-in-cheek
>humor that served as counter-balance to the horrific

Actually, I agree to a point, there, but I think you're giving old Beantown more credit than he deserves.

I found the book to be more or less Robert Leslie Bellem, but without the humor or wit.

Kevin Burton Smith
The Thrilling Detective Web Site
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