Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Jean-Patrick Manchette

Date: 09 Jul 2004

Selon William Denton <>:

> On 9 July 2004, Xavier Lechard wrote about Manchette:
> : As well as the most influential... alas.
> Alas because he died young? Or because he's so influential but you don't
> like his writing?

Let us say that I regret his own personal approach of crime fiction had such a following in France that it became the new standard, leading to near-extinction of other sub-genres. Also, I think Alain Demouzon was better than him.

Friendly, Xavier Lechard

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