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Lawrence Block: „I just write what I’d like to read…”

Articol publicat in:English | Aparut in:Nr. 6 ( noiembrie, 2010 )
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George ARION talks to Lawrence BLOCK

Lawrence BLOCK was born on June 24, 1938 (Buffalo, New York). He is one of the most acclaimed contemporary writers of thriller&mystery fiction. He is the four time winner of the Edgar Award; he also won four Shamus Awards, a Nero Wolfe Award, a Philip Marlowe Award, the Life Achievement Award (all in the US), two Maltese Falcon Awards (Japan), a Cartier Diamond Dagger (UK), two Societe 813 Awards, and received the title of Grand Maître du Roman Noir (France). His books have been translated …

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Americana

Articol publicat in:EnglishProza | Aparut in:Nr. 5 ( octombrie, 2010 )
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He didn’t want to come here, she did. She was the one with the initiative, she was the one who couldn’t take it anymore and had to leave. Leave the country she was born in, the country which she said she loved but which didn’t love her back. ”We’re wasting ourselves here”, she used to say. “There’s nothing for us here, don’t you see? No opportunities, no new horizons, only obstacles. It’s like she wants us dead”. “Who, who wants us dead?”, he said. They were already talking in English. …

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