RARA-AVIS: Re: Dog Eats Dog by Iain Levison

From: Gonzalo Baeza (gbaeza@gmail.com)
Date: 03 Nov 2008

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    Try Levison's first novel, Since the Layoffs, which I think is far more accomplished.

    -Gonzalo B.

    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "davezeltserman" <davezelt@...> wrote:
    > I read this mostly do to some positive mentions I've seen here. Basic
    > plot, three threads involving a bank robber with hopes of escaping to
    > Canada to buy a farm and live a quiet life, the narcissistic college
    > professor in a small NH town he forces to house him after spying on
    > him and seeing this professor having sex with a teenage girl, and the
    > dissatisfied FBI agent on the robber's trail. Compelling writing +
    > novel, reminded me a lot of Donald Westlake/Richard Stark, but
    > ultimately the nihilistic ending left me cold.
    > --Dave Z.

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