Archive for July, 2009

Elmore Leonards When the women cover

The settings for this collection of nine short stories varies widely spanning from the late 1800’s to the 1990’s, from     the desert to cityscapes.  The majority of the stories are crime fiction but there is one piece of historical fiction and another Western, The Tonto Woman, which was adapted into a fine short film.  The writing is consistently good, especially the dialogs and the characters generally have complex motivations for their actions.  This is highly entertaining fiction.


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