Re: Father Figure (was Re: RARA-AVIS: Positions still open)

Date: 19 Aug 2008

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    In a message dated 8/19/08 6:56:36 PM, writes:

    > I tried a Burke novel a few years ago ("Jolie Blon's Bounce")  and gave up
    > on it after about 50 pages.  There was too much physical description and the
    > Robicheaux character was way too wise and world-weary, as I recall. I found
    > the style and the character irritating.
    > I'm sure this is a minority opinion.  Maybe I should give Burke another
    > try.  But I found that first experience quite off-putting.

    I met him years ago at a signing for BLACK CHERRY BLUES and thought he was an extremely charming gentleman. his prose style however is a bit florid for my tastes

    I never finished BCB

    John Lau

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