Re: RARA-AVIS: Kurt Vonnegut as not quite noir...

From: foxbrick (
Date: 12 Apr 2007

--- In, "Jeff Vorzimmer" <jvorzimmer@...> wrote:
> > ...the late writer, as of yesterday, had such a seemingly nonchalant
> > take on pessimism and such a jokey fatalism, after all...
> He does have a connection here . . . he wrote a couple of Gold Medal

Richard Moore noted here some time back that Vonnegut had intelligently reviewed John D. MacDonald, in at least one venue more likely to hire someone inadequate to the task, as well. And his "All the King's Men" is a fine, if gimmicky, and mildly brutal wartime suspense story.

Todd Mason

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