RARA-AVIS: Re: WHACKED by Jules Asner

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 09 Jul 2008

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Bookbitch" <BookBitch@...> wrote:
    > Jules was originally Julie, but changed her name for some reason... the
    > book is getting some buzz because of her Hollywood connections and
    the fact
    > that it's centered in that world - which is part of the problem I
    had with
    > it. I don't have much interest in that world, I didn't know who she
    was or
    > who her husband is (Steven Soderbergh is the director of Traffic,
    and the
    > Oceans 11 franchise, none of which I've seen). But it ended up a
    very dark
    > book, which I like.

    I like the Hollywood setting. Lots of sleaze built in, lots of narcissism. I am waiting for Michael Connelly, master of suspense, to apply himself to Hollywood (I mean directly as a theme).



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