RARA-AVIS: Re: Goodis brings good news...

From: cullen812 (cullen812@yahoo.com)
Date: 22 Jun 2009

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    RETREAT FROM OBLIVION is worth tracking down, I found one through inter-library loan. It's a flawed first novel for sure, but quite interesting, especially if you're a Goodis fan. Certain elements of the stories (particularly the relationships) will reappear in later books, and he even works in some action passages that remind of his war/aviation pulp stories.

    -Cullen Gallagher www.pulpserenade.com

    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Ron Clinton" <clinton65@...> wrote:
    > I had a nice surprise today...it's just come to my attention that there is a
    > Goodis classic that I have never read: STREET OF THE LOST. I'd apparently
    > always had this one jumbled up in my mind with STREET OF NO RETURN (which I
    > have read and do own). Just when I thought I'd run out of new Goodis to
    > read a year or two ago*, now I have a new one to look forward to. Love it
    > when that happens.
    > Ron C.
    > * I've never read RETREAT FROM OBLIVION, either, but I doubt I ever will.

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