RARA-AVIS: Re: Put a Lid on It: Taboada

From: foxbrick ( foxbrick@yahoo.com)
Date: 20 Aug 2004

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "matrxtech" <matrxtech@y...> wrote:
> I did read this one about a year ago. It's a fun read, or yarn. For
> some reason, it reminded me of Leonard. The dialogue has the
> same spontaneity and it's funny without beeing goofy (as it is in
> the Dortmunder series).

Leonard and Westlake are often easily mistakeable for each other, I'd say, and the laid-back nature of LID is reminiscent of Leonard, without EL's occasional flaw of straining for hipness. (As opposed to the occasional clownishness you notice in DW.)

Your Yahoo identity doesn't give your name, Mario (at least on the webpage for RA)...soon you might become as anonymous as Mark or myself, particularly to new folk.

TM, aka Todd Mason

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