Re: RARA-AVIS: Buddha With a Bullet

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 31 Aug 2007

I liked the second one, set mostly in China's wild western (in more ways than one) provinces, even better. Muslims on horseback that the central government is trying to rein in, ancient cities lost to desert sand, leftover White Russians, old missile silos used for housing---most exotic.
    The third one lost me quite a bit; I think it was the most "Buddhist" of the three. Joy

miker wrote "Pattison's Skull Mantra is pretty good." re
> Stewart Wilson wrote:
> Eliot Pattison's three novels, beginning with THE
> SKULL MANTRA are set in Tibet, with Buddhist
> characters, themes and dilemmas.

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