Re: RARA-AVIS: Edward Bunker's Little Boy Blue

From: John Williams (
Date: 24 Jan 2008

logan keith (keith) wrote:
> This read to me like a mix of Frank Bonham, Andrew Vachss, and Oz,
> which is a very good thing (in a very twisted way). It's my third
> Bunker, and I must keep my eyes open for his auotbiography. One funny
> thing - this edition (1998) has a back-cover blurb by Quentin
> Tarantino - "The best first-person crime novel I've ever read". Except
> it's written in the third person! So are The Animal Factory and Dog
> Eat Dog, so unless this quote refers to No Beast So Fierce (which I
> don't own) I guess QT needs some grammar lessons. Interesting that St
> Martin's let that one through...

It does indeed refer to No Beast So Fierce - St. Martin's just kept on re-using the quote - and do read NBSF, it's definitely Bunker's finest hour as a novelist.


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