RARA-AVIS: Re: John Lutz recommendations

From: foxbrick (foxbrick@yahoo.com)
Date: 03 Jun 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "jacquesdebierue" <jacquesdebierue@...> wrote:
    > --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Nathan Cain <IndieCrime@> wrote:
    > >
    > > I just read the short story "Tough" by John Lutz, of whom I had never heard
    > > before. I was impressed. I see from Wikipedia that he is quite prolific, and
    > > I'm interested in checking out a novel or two, so I'm asking for
    > > recommendations regarding his novels. Thanks.
    > >
    > This will sound cheap, but my answer is "any". Lutz is a grossly underrated writer. Nothing I've read by him, be it stories or novels, has been less than very good. Fortunately, you can find his stuff easily in used bookstores.

    --I'll second that, though I prefer his short fiction. Though I've never picked up a collection, and I'm not sure I've stumbled across one...having read him in anthologies and magazines over the decades.

    Todd Mason

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