RARA-AVIS: Re: Westlake 's Short Fiction

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 10 Jan 2010

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "trentrey" <trent@...> wrote:
    > I haven't heard of a complete Westlake short fiction collection. Great idea, though.
    > According to Thrilling Detective, there was one short story published under the Stark name ("The Ledge Bit," September 1959, Mystery Digest.) I've never read it and don't know how to get it. I don't think it's been in any of the Westlake collections published to date.
    > --Trent (violentworldofparker.com)

    It is a great idea. Westlake was very good at the short story. Last time I looked at Westlake's website, there were several short stories put up for people to read, including some SF ones. A collection in book form would be wonderful.

    Just recently, I ran into his Dortmunder story "Too Many Crooks", a hilarious one. On the website, he had another one about stealing a horse...



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