Re: RARA-AVIS: willie noir

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 06 Oct 2007

--- In, William Ahearn <williamahearn@...> wrote:
> --- jacquesdebierue <jacquesdebierue@...> wrote:
> Among contemporaries, neither Ellroy
> > nor Starr have
> > used it, that I remember.
> One could argue that Mikey Prada's obsession with
> Rhonda in Jason Starr's Tough Luck falls into that
> category. Right now, I'm on a Starr binge and am in
> the middle of Lights Out. My fourth in a row of his
> stuff.

You're right about Tough Luck, though it's so well done that it doesn't recall the stereotypical femme fatale. Starr is a fantastic writer, and so far his stories have all been different, which is a plus.



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