RARA-AVIS: Re: Michael Gruber

From: James R. Winter ( winter_writes@earthlink.net)
Date: 15 Feb 2005

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Michael Robison
<miker_zspider@y...> wrote:
> Has anybody read anything by this author? Amazon says
> that based on my other choices, I might like him. It
> recommended TROPIC OF NIGHT. Reading the reviews I
> can't tell a darn thing. There are both raves and
> rants.

I just finished TROPIC OF NIGHT not that long ago. I wouldn't define it as hardboiled or noir (and I distrust the Amazon recs as it is), but it was probably the scariest book I've read in awhile. I suppose it's horror, but it's...

I don't know how to describe it, exactly. It's definitely different. I did pick up VALLEY OF BONES, his second one, before I even finished TROPIC, if that tells you anything.

Jim Winter

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