RARA-AVIS: Re: Moratorium on serial murderer mysteries?

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 19 Aug 2010

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Mark Sullivan <DJ-Anonyme@...> wrote:
    > Is The Ax a revenge novel? Whom was he avenging? I saw it as a very practical means to an end, coldly pursued.
    > Mark

    I see it as a revenge on the system. This guy is creating his own "personal strategy" to defeat the system and, I think, exact revenge on it. The guys he deletes are incidental. He reformulates concepts of "redundant" and "downsizing" in a very personal and concrete way.



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