God's rocks (was: Re: Good books generally)

Chris Olson - SunPS Chrisf.Olson at Sun.COM
Mon Feb 24 13:58:49 PST 2003

> Adequate, anyway. I'm continually irked by Ennis' repeated tendency
> to, when faced with the choice to make a better story or a more grotesque
> story, to choose unwisely.
> It had great parts, and could have reached overall greatness with aggressive
> editing to remove all traces of, say, Arseface and some of the more
> ludicrous parts of Stark's adventures.

Heh.  Okay, there were some parts that were a little, um ...
yeah, grotesque works.

Then again, it takes great pains to slap aside many of the
mainstream stuff, and its take on some old stories is great.
And the Saint is just cool....