RARA-AVIS: Re: Torture Porn

From: GB ( mnc_fb@yahoo.com)
Date: 04 Jul 2007

Because of that particular scene or because you didn't enjoy Huston's writing or the book as a whole?

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, <funkmasterj@...> wrote:
> >Charlie Huston is probably my favorite writer of the new crop and
> >I've been recommending him to every Spanish-speaker I know who can
> >read in English.
> >
> >It's not the violence (or the ultra-violence if you will) in the
> >stories that's wrong. Sometimes you need exactly that to tell a good
> >story. For instance, I don't think the cat torture scene in Huston's
> >Caught Stealing was unnecessary, as shocking as it was.
> You're entitled to your opinion of course, but I've never pick up
another book of Huston's again.

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