Re: RARA-AVIS: Ellroy interview in Rolling Stone

From: Patrick King (
Date: 02 Nov 2009

  • Next message: jacquesdebierue: "Re: RARA-AVIS: Ellroy interview in Rolling Stone"

    Really? I didn't find it so. Ellroy's a curmudgeon but a very interesting one. I thought his political comments were unexpected from what I know of him. What did you dislike about the RS interview? I've read MY DARK PLACES twice so I do identify with this guy and am curious about where he's coming from. Have you read that book? Having that perspective may make his crazier side more approachable. According to that interview, he's spent some time recently in an asylum or at least a mental rehab facility. I felt I needed some time like that after just reading THE COLD SIX THOUSAND, but I did love it. Ellroy is one of our most powerful living voices in any genre of literature.

    Patrick King

    --- On Sun, 11/1/09, jacquesdebierue <> wrote:

    From: jacquesdebierue <> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Ellroy interview in Rolling Stone To: Date: Sunday, November 1, 2009, 11:13 PM


                      Frankly, a disagreeable interview. His latest book is fantastic but the things he says in the interview make him sound totally incoherent in a very weird way. I hope he's doing OK.









    [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : 02 Nov 2009 EST