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, "Ron Clinton" <clinton65@...> wrote:
    > Indeed, THE AX seemed to me much more goal-centric & micro-focused than
    > revenge-oriented and macro focused.
    > I'll also stick w/ my contention that THE AX is a serial killer novel. An
    > unorthodox one, to be sure, but his actions of killing in a sequential,
    > serial fashion seems to fit under the definition's umbrella.

    It does seem true to life. And haven't there been recent multiple murders by people who were fired from their jobs? This is not that different, except that this guy is smart and devious rather than simply brutal. And he's not crazy, I would say. He really wants to get back in the game...



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