Re: RARA-AVIS: Re:The Long Goodbye

From: Steve Novak (
Date: 13 Jul 2008

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    I donıt mean this disrespectuffully, but please just read ³out of the box², anything by anybody from small US presses, to Paul Auster, to anything in translation...I donıt know how else to say it...there are rara we are just skimming the surface...there are a gazillion blogs/sites in many languages with great stories, inventive plots, interesting shapes and stories and characters...nowadays itıs endless..and itıs scary...ıcos we canıt and never again will we ever ³keep up²... Montois

    On 7/13/08 9:51 AM, "Michael Sharp" <> wrote:

    > Most straight
    > detective novels today are tired Ross Macdonald retreads, pastiches of
    > plots and personas and patter that were cool in their day, but now feel
    > more ornamental than authentic.

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