Re: RARA-AVIS: Willeford as god of noir

Date: 06 Oct 2007

Don wrote:

"I will follow up on that recommendation of BROTHER SPRINGER. Also want to get HIGH PRIEST OF CALIFORNIA, his book of essays, and that one novel that was too grim for anybody to publish. Titled...(googling): THE SHARK-INFESTED CUSTARD."

I think you mean Grimhaven, the never published followup to Miami Blues. Some elements of it were used in his later Miami novels.

Shark Infested Custard was published. Supposedly Willeford thought it was his best, but I'm with miker in thinking Burnt Orange Heresy is.


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