RARA-AVIS: Re: More on Whitfield

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 17 Feb 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Mark D. Nevins" <nevins_mark@...> wrote:
> I liked these two blurbs, from the No Exit Press editions of Whitfield:
> - "Raoul Whitfield holds up better than Hemingway." --Pete Hammil
> - "Here are 280 pages of naked action, pounded into tough compactness
> by staccato, hammer-like writing." -- Dashiell Hammett (on GREEN ICE)

Let me add that Whitfield is well represented in the recent big book of pulps. For those who don't know this writer, it's an obviously recommendable introduction (the story _About Kid Deth_, in particular, is a great one from Black Mask).



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