RARA-AVIS: Re: Welcome to Vicki Hendicks, guest of honour

From: Dave Zeltserman ( davezelt@comcast.net)
Date: 05 Apr 2005

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, vhend1234@a... wrote:
> I hate that about people needing to like the narrator. Nice guys
are better
> in real life, on a daily basis, but not very interesting in a novel.
I doubt
> you'll be able to make him likeable to people who want that--hope
> Vicki

I absolutely love Jim Thompson's pyscho noir books, such as Savage Night, Hell of a Woman, and Swell-Looking Babe, but I wonder if he were sending them out today whether any large or midlevel publisher would touch them.

-Dave Z.

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