From: blumenidiot (blumenidiot@yahoo.com)
Date: 19 Jul 2008

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    --- On Sat, 7/19/08, funkmasterj@runbox.com <funkmasterj@runbox.com> wrote:

    > . I also am soon to be
    > reading LaBrava, which was recommended by Entertainment
    > Weekly as the #40th best novel of the last 25 years.
    > I've only read Unknown Man #69 and Maximum Bob so far,
    > but I've seen a number of the movies based on his
    > books: Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Big Bounce, and Jackie
    > Brown.
    > Jordan

    I just finished LaBrava a few days ago. It is basically a riff on the noir films of the 40's. LaBrava is a photographer who only works in black and white, for instance. I thought it was ok but not nearly the best Leonard I've read. Mark


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