Carl Hiaasen Message Board

Norah C. posts on 12/22/2015 12:22:53 PM A lot of writers try to mix up the edgy with the zany and only a few of them can pull it off. One is of course Elmore Leonard, but Hiassen is a pretty good second. Just like Leonard, his earlier books are better than the later ones - Skin Tight is one of the best, going from hard edge violence to scenes that are screamingly funny. posts on 1/1/2012 has just written a review of Bad Monkey which you can see here
Lynne Cole posts on 2/11/2006 10:36:11 PM Hard edged characters, zany, tons of cynical humor: enjoy the shores os Florida with Hiaasen before they're all concreted over. He's like a funny Elmore Leonard (but not as far out there as Dorsey)

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