RARA-AVIS: Re: RIP John Gardner

From: Juri Nummelin ( juri.nummelin@pp.inet.fi)
Date: 14 Aug 2007

Richard Moore:

> Gardner was a very talented writer with great range. His
> James Bond sendup series featuring the bumbling Boysie Oakes is
> funny and he also wrote some of the best serious fiction about the
> world of espionage.

I'm sorry to say that I haven't read any of his serious fiction, but I thought his James Bonds are dull and the Oakes books have dated badly.


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