Re: RARA-AVIS: Re:Willeford Books

Date: 30 Jul 2010

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    ----- Start Original Message ----- Sent: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 22:42:08 -0000 From: "jacquesdebierue" <> To: Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re:Willeford Books

    > --- In, "David Corbett" <davidcorbettauthor@...> wrote:
    > >
    > > The only other writer Willeford ever reminded me of was Harry Crews, and the relationship wasn't stylistic or thematic, but rather based on the simple fact they were so damn iconoclastic. I know Scott Phillips is a huge fan, and Willeford's widow, after reading THE ICE HARVEST, said something to the effect that it felt like he'd been "channeling Chuck," a compliment Scott cherished.
    > >

    So what of Harry Crews would you recommend to a hard boiled and noir crime fiction fan?



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