RARA-AVIS: Re: James M. Cain

From: Chuck ( chuckelp@ix.netcom.com)
Date: 30 Sep 2007

Please recommend a couple Jim Thompsons to me. I have read only _The Killer Inside Me._
--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Zeltserman" <dz@...> wrote:
> Richard, about the speed in which Jim Thompson turned out books, I
> remember reading somewhere how he'd check into a hotel for a weekend
> with a typewriter and whip out a book, so yeah, I don't think he's a
> good example for someone who was more contemplative with his writing. I
> also agree with you that you can't judge the quality of a book by how
> long it took to write it. Btw. My own opinion--the lesser Jim Thompson
> novels are still pretty damn good.
> --Dave Zeltserman

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