From: davezeltserman (Dave.Zeltserman@gmail.com)
Date: 06 Nov 2009

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    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 rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "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.
    > Best,
    > mrt

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