RARA-AVIS: Re: Hacks all over the world

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 28 Oct 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Juri Nummelin" <juri.nummelin@...> wrote:
    > I think almost every country of the world has produced its own literature
    > that's set in the US, despite there are bound to be lots of mistakes. You
    > should be proud of that! German and Finland had Jerry Cotton, the FBI agent,
    > for example, and Dale Bogard's (I think his real name was Paul Enefer) novel
    > is just one example, and perhaps not even the worst amidst all the other
    > stuff British hacks wrote throughout the 20st century.
    > Maybe Americans should stop writing about other countries? How many writers
    > who wrote books about Africa have been there? Maybe we should stop writing
    > science fiction - you know, not that many has been in space. And what about
    > fantasy?

    Aarons wrote about many places. Apparently he had not been to those places. Ross Thomas, I am not so sure that he hadn't been...


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