Re: RARA-AVIS: Still on muscles and Dan Simmons

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 27 Mar 2008

Yes. I read just the first. While I loved the depiction of post-industrial Buffalo, otherwise it was a comic book, superhero framework. Like Spillane. Worth reading, not worth reading more in the series. Joy PS: From the female perspective, I find all those Charles Atlas muscles grotesque and figure they must appeal to men.

Juri Nummelin asked: The Hammer myth is
> still very much alive. . . . And aren't Dan Simmons's novels (HARD AS
> NAILS etc.) also near
> Spillane?

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