Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Jack O'Connell's top 10 books of 2008

From: Sandra Ruttan (
Date: 08 Jan 2009

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    I loved THE FEVER KILL. And I just got A CHOIR OF ILL CHILDREN for Christmas - have been wanting to read it for ages.

    My 2 cents, Sandra

    On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Allan Guthrie <> wrote:
    > Yes. I'd recommend checking out A CHOIR OF ILL CHILDREN as well -- it's most
    > definitely territory I've not encountered before.
    > Al
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "jacquesdebierue" <>
    > I see that Jack O'Connell says this:
    > <<The Fever Kill by Tom Piccirilli: Here's one that can fairly be
    > judged by its cover-the pre-distressed, faux-yellowed design and the
    > '50s drugstore lettering are perfect signifiers of the breathless,
    > gritty, Thompsoneque story you'll find inside the wrapper. Pic is
    > legit heir to David Goodis but with his own unique strand of brutal
    > DNA that makes him the chief scout on the frontier of 21st Century noir.>>
    > This description makes the novel enticing and almost mandatory for
    > me... Does anybody second Jack O'C.'s endorsement?
    > Best,
    > mrt

    THE FRAILTY OF FLESH Nov 08 Dorchester
    LULLABY FOR THE NAMELESS Dec 09 Dorchester

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