Re: RARA-AVIS: Who don't you like?

Date: 03 Jul 2006

In a message dated 7/3/06 1:02:17 PM, writes:

> One name that hasn't been mentioned so far is Elmore Leonard.  I wouldn't
> go
> so far as to say that I don't like his work, because some of it I like very
> much, but I don't care for his crime novels over the past ten years or so.
> His style has gotten a little too terse for me, and stodgy though I may be,
> I like a more straightforward style of storytelling, instead of flashbacks
> inside of flashbacks inside of flashbacks.
> But I keep reading most of his books anyway, because from time to time I
> still run across one that I really like.

his plots have gotten even more meandering. I couldn't finish Mr. Paradise

John Lau

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