From: "Mark Sullivan" <DJ-Anonyme@webtv.net>
> Nice summary, Al. And damn, GBH was a great book. I need to pull that
> out and reread it.
Ted Lewis was outstanding. Real shame that Get Carter/Jack's Return Home is
the only book currently in print.
> However, I never meant to imply that being movie-ready is synonymous with
> "straightforward." Not at all. I don't think of Tarantino as
> straightforward, either.
He certainly isn't. I read the script of the latest a few months back, and
it's quite something. I just hope it translates from the page to the screen.
<<I forgot Charlie Higson's Getting Rid of Mr Kitchen. That certainly fits
in here. It's basically a comedic variation on Hitchcock's Trouble with
Harry. Make that a more comedic variation.>>
Higson, Christopher Brookmyre and Douglas Lindsay were big influences on my
early (unpublished) books. Fine writers.
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