Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Himes

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 17 Jul 2004

--- Mark Sullivan <> wrote:
> I also bought End of the Primitive by Chester Himes. Jim
> Sallis recently praised this one highly. I had a copy of The
> Primitive, but I decided to wait until I found this Old School
> Books printing of the uncut version. I'm looking forward to
> this. They also had a Thunder Mouth reprint of Himes's If He
> Hollers, Let Him Go. Anyone know if this book was cut on its
> original appearance (I have an old paperback of this, too)?


I read a Thunder Mouth reprint of LONELY CRUSADE (1947 original pub date) by Himes and liked it. I didn't know the original publications of his work had been cut.

Ed Lynskey


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