Lost Echoes (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) by Joe R. Lansdale
Reviewed by Snowden Wright
"In recent years, the merits of crime noir have been praised, understandably and justifiably, by the likes of Michael Chabon, Patrick Anderson, and Barry Hannah. It would seem that crime noir, a genre so long looked down at by high-minded writers, is due for a literary rebirth. Unfortunately, Joe R. Lansdale's Lost Echoes ? boiled hard and written soft ? is not the book to do it...." Read the entire Esquire review.