Re: RARA-AVIS: Drivers

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 11 Jan 2006

Robert Elkin wrote:

It's difficult for me to maintain interest in writings which feel to me like the protagonist has become a sort of self-proclaimed vessel for the exercise of the righteous wrath of god...and Vachss' writings feel that way to me, even Shella, which I loved until I'd read perhaps one Vachss book too many. His writings seem to me to have an agenda beyond the fictional.

************** All fiction has an agenda beyond the story. The manner in which it is served up has a lot to do with the quality of the work.


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