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Sex in Elmore Leonard, from soft focus to freaky deaky …

The sex and romance in Elmore Leonard books is usually pretty boring to be honest. It is there because there has to be a romance, like there has to be a fight. He is not the king of crime writing … Continue reading

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On Elmore Leonard misfires and Hollywood before Weinstein fell …

Elmore Leonard was famously often exasperated with Hollywood, both in real life and in the commentary he gives to his characters. He got some of it off his chest in Get Shorty, of course, and that led to the film … Continue reading

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On fishing and funk from Elmore Leonard

  The Shed is a place where old men become familiar with tools they should have mastered as boys. For the past four years, in small lessons, this has included fishing gear. Fishing starts with the art of imposing temporary … Continue reading

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