Posts Tagged ‘Derrick Raymond’

Christ what a crackerjack — you really can do it, man. It’s a classic thriller, and I read it in one go. It’s not very often I feel envious of another man’s work… but I felt envious of that book all right. What I liked about it best was not only the way it was put together like an artisan making a watch, but also that I could see how much it seemed to have cost your soul (have people like us really got one, then?) to write it. …And just think what a Widmark-size actor could have done with Windrow!“

Robin Cook (aka Derrick Raymond) in einem Brief an Jim Nisbet zu dessen Buch The Gourmet aka The Damned Don’t Die

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