Re: RARA-AVIS: Mickey Spillane

Date: 27 Oct 2007

In a message dated 10/27/07 2:54:02 PM, writes:
> His I, The Jury became a world record bestselling
> novel.  I just mentioned that a few days ago but I
> figure it's worth repeating.  So whether we like him
> or not, his writing stands as a major American
> phenomenon.  It is possible that his work will lose
> its original appeal and become nothing more than
> period pieces.  Nevertheless, in the time that he
> wrote, he struck a powerful chord with his audience.
proving that "popular culture" is but another oxymoron

John Lau

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