Re: RARA-AVIS: Top Rated HCC titles on

From: Jeff Vorzimmer (
Date: 19 May 2008

>> Here are the bottom five:
>> Dead Street Mickey Spillane 3.04
>> Witness to Myself Seymour Shubin 3.00
>> The Colorado Kid Stephen King 2.90
>> The Guns of Heaven Pete Hamill 2.81
>> Straight Cut Madison Smartt Bell 2.70
> Interesting. I haven't bothered to read three of the five, and couldn't
> stand THE COLORADO KID. Apparently my instincts serve me well; that's
> three
> books I don't have to worry about catching up on.
> I would take exception to the inclusion of the Shubin novel, though. I
> thought it was pretty good, all in all.

I kind of liked Witness to Myself. Not as good as Anyone's My Name, but still interesting. Haven't read Dead Street, but I intend to. Thought the bottom three were a waste of time. Didn't care much for Dutch Uncle either, which was sixth from the bottom.


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