Re: RARA-AVIS: Nameless Detective uncloaked?

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 15 May 2007

--- wrote:
> Ed asked:
> "I'm about halfway through Bill Pronzini's Nameless Detective
> title,
> MOURNERS. His co-workers are referring to a "Bill" and it
> struck me
> (duh) they referring to Nameless. Does anybody know which
> title he
> started becoming Bill?"
> It was the first crossover novel (can't remember which was
> first, Twospot?). He explains in the intro that the nameless
> bit was fine while he was writing, since he could control the
> dialog, but a name was required when he became a character in
> his collaborator's chapters.

Thanks, Mark. I'll go back and look for it. Do you mean the other characters (like Kerry, his wife, Jake Runyon, and Tamara Corbins) in the series? I notice they refer to him as "Bill".

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