RARA-AVIS: Re: Your Favorite Tough Guys

From: Kevin Burton Smith ( kvnsmith@thrillingdetective.com)
Date: 19 Feb 2005

> How about Rocky Steele by John B. West?
> I haven't read any of West's books (I think there were 5), but i read
> an
> essay about him and the author states that Rocky is one of the most
> violent
> PI characters around. Anyone familiar with these books?

Over-boiled hooey out of the Spillane school. Pure pulp for then people.

Most interesting feature? The author was black.


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