Re: RARA-AVIS: Vachss's Dead and Gone

From: Steve Novak (
Date: 25 Mar 2007

I was very partial to Vachss for a long time (and the graphic novels were almost the peak) but the last two or three were very poor and Two Trains Running was...well let¹s say completely derailed...when The Getaway Man was, on the contrary, right on track...

Steve Novak

On 3/25/07 1:11 PM, "Nathan Cain" <> wrote:

> Vachss hit his peak with Blue Bell, which was the third Burke Novel. Strega
> and Flood are good too, but the first three novels all have the exact same
> plot. Dead and Gone was a valiant attempt to breathe new life into an old
> character, and it was pretty good, but most of the Burke novels just aren't
> that memorable. The vast majority all seem to run together in my head.

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