i'm really, really sorry...didn't mean to do that...got a bit carried away with the whole ellroy nostalgia thing & quite selfishly, i admit, revealed what should not have been revealed...SORRY (a lot)luka said:oh, and rewch, next time i tell you what book i'm reading, try not to tell me how it ends. cheers.
ezra pound for me is the best illustration of the monkeys with typewriters theory. the vast majority of his output was crap - average at best. but by dint of having written so many of the fuckers he managed a few decent phrases more by accident than design.jenks said:also re-reading some ezra pound poetry - love those imagists.
jenks said:Read the cool six thousand in about a week on holiday - i ended up dreaming in those clipped 'sentences' - quite seriously one of the best prose stylists around. i have only read that and tabloid - what else would you recommend?