Re: RARA-AVIS: Eugene Izzi

Date: 13 Jun 2006

In a message dated 6/13/06 3:17:26 PM, writes:

> BAD GUYS Jimbo Marino, a tough guy detective working undercover
> against the Mob.  I like Izzi's characters and dialogue here
> more than I did the plot.  The deaf computer wiz named Gizmo,
> for instance.  The portray of Chicago's seamy side is convincing
> and the story's pace is fine.

in general, characters and not plotting was his strength. but after awhile, they all feel similar. his best work IMO, is THE PRIME ROLL

John Lau

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