Just to stand up for Burnett in case anyone who hasn't read him thinks it's
not worth the effort: DARK HAZARD is a superb novel. One of my all-time
favourites in the genre. The two Dalys I've read were so bad I almost lost
the will to live. These two writers are poles apart, in my admittedly warped
----- Original Message -----
From: "James Michael Rogers" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2010 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: W.R. Burnett
> Yeah, he sort of rode a wave. Or created the wave. Not really a good
> writer but, in a way, an important and influential writer. I would compare
> him to Daly in that fashion.
> Off topic but, since we were talking recently about HB authors suitable to
> be taught in schools, did anyone mention Nathanial West's Day Of The
> Locust and Miss Lonelyhearts?
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