The Kill Off is not one of my favorites. Switching between all the first person POVs read as very gimicky top me, as if Thompson was experimenting. I do like both his autobiographies. I also like the collection Lost Writings that has "This World, then the Fireworks", as well as those great Mitch Allison stories.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jacquesdebierue" <jacquesdebierue@...> wrote:
> One that I revisited recently and greatly enjoyed is _The Kill-Off_. Another favorite, not mentioned so far, is _Bad Boy_. I believe _The Kill-Off_ was made into a movie, but I have not seen it. Its characters are sharply drawn, their souls bared. The picture is not pretty, but on the whole, it feels realistic.
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