RARA-AVIS: Re: Willeford as god of noir

From: Con Lehane ( con@conlehane.com)
Date: 08 Oct 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Charlie Williams" <cs_will@...> wrote:
> Willford was fearless, rampantly intelligent and 100% his own writer.
> There is not one of his books I didn't love, although I find COCKFIGHTER
> gets undue attention for what it is. THE DIFFERENCE in particular
> warrants a mention, since it gets bashed occasionally. No matter what
> else I found in that book (and you always do with Willeford books), I
> enjoyed the hell out of reading it. The thing about Willeford, besides
> everything else he knows how to entertain. The fact that he did just
> that across such a diverse range of novels (and other writings) puts him
> right up there. Definitely one of the top three best authors I've ever
> read in any genre.
> Charlie Williams
> ----------
> charliewilliams.net

Hey, count me in on the Willeford bandwagon. But I have a hard time finding his books, keep running into the same two or three in bookstores. Any suggestions for places that might carry them, other than the Internet? Thanks, Con Lehane

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