Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Walter Mosley and bad-ass sidekicks

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 01 Sep 2008

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    --- On Mon, 9/1/08, <> wrote:
    > Some point out that Ralph Dennis's Hardman series
    > introduced the moral/psycho zebra pairing before Hawk entered the Spenser
    > series (I forget, in which book did Hawk first appear?), but from the
    > too few Hardman books I've read as they crumbled in my hands, I never
    > got a real sense of a moral dichotomy between them. They were just
    > buddies and partners, and neither is above some illegal gains.
    This was my sense after reading RD's Hardman. Hump Evans, IIRC, was the larger of the pair (ex-footballer) and did a lot of the head knocking.



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