RE: RARA-AVIS: MacDonald and Ellroy

From: Chris M (
Date: 30 Nov 2004

Richard said:

>Actually, James Ellroy was most lavish in his praise of Ross
>Macdonald mentioning him as a key influence way back in the early 80s.

In MY DARK PLACES, Ellroy mentions that during his wilderness years, he read MacDonald in his entirety in a ridiculously short period of time as he killed days the public library. I remember that because it's what got me to finally give Lew Archer a try.

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