RARA-AVIS: Re:Motel Noir

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 17 Jul 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Tim Wohlforth <timwohlforth@...> wrote:
    > When it comes to "Motel Noir" I would suggest a look at Stephen King's
    > "All That I love Will Be Carried Away" in his short story collection
    > "Everything's Eventual." It's not horror, not woo-woo. It is about as
    > dark as writing gets. And its picture of a Motel 6 in the windswept
    > plains is tone perfect.
    > Tim Wohlforth

    I know that story (it's All That You Love...). It's fantastic. The whole collection is recommendable. Those motels in the middle of nowhere are scary. Sometimes the towns, especially if you arrive in the late afternoon, can be quite scary too. Nobody around, you wonder what goes on...


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