Re: RARA-AVIS: Eugene Izzi

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 24 Apr 2008

--- jacquesdebierue <> wrote:
> Today I stopped at a used bookstore and saw several of Izzi's
> novels... blast from the past. I had not thought about Izzi
> for so long that it took me a couple of seconds to place him.
> Has anyone read him or reread him recently? I used to like
> him, but it was years ago.
I read a couple of his books a few years ago, and I believe commented here on them. I recall liking the Chicago settings and some of the Mob characters were interesting. IIRC, Mr. Izzi was nominated and/or won an Edgar. His books are still in libraries, so he must still have fans around.



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