Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Pynchon

From: Michael Jeter (
Date: 12 Aug 2009

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    ¨Good¨ is probably a better choice of words, and I would agree that the early material is better, and I get into my ¨I´m tired of RBP¨ phase, then I pick on up, and 7 out of 10 times, wind up with a smile on my face.

    Then again, my ex - wife have called me a grinning idiot, so, the smile may not mean anything.

    On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 2:01 PM, jacquesdebierue

    > >
    > I have trouble associating the word "great" with Robert B. Parker. I think
    > good (sometimes very good) is sufficient. But that's one opinion. He's
    > popular, as pointed out... I will let his fans sing his praises. I lost
    > interest in him a long time ago, after reading several novels that read like
    > snow jobs, were padded and showed some of the most disagreeable
    > pseudo-hardboiled writing I've ever read. His early stuff was way better.
    > mrt

    Michael Damian Jeter
    New Orleans, LA
    Literacy, Music, and Democracy

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