RARA-AVIS: Re: Who I've been reading - John D. MacDonald: Bassett

From: foxbrick ( foxbrick@yahoo.com)
Date: 25 Jan 2006

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Doug Bassett <dj_bassett@y...> wrote:
> I'm currently on a non-Travis McGee JDM kick, which
> will probably be an exercise in sado-masochism for me
> as I don't generally like JDM's non-Travis McGees.
> Some people seem to have the impression (apparently
> JDM felt this way himself, from what little I can
> gather) that his non-McGees are his most impressive
> work; I think that's completely wrong.

Well, try THE EXECUTIONERS, if you haven't. That's the first JDM I'd put in any new reader's hands, perhaps in part because it's so very much better than its much more famous film adaptations.

Todd Mason

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