George V. Higgins was an Assistant Attorney General and then an Assistant United States Attorney in Boston before becoming a full-time writer. He wrote more than 20 novels before he died in 1999.
George V. Higgins was an Assistant Attorney General and then an Assistant United States Attorney in Boston before becoming a full-time writer. He wrote more than 20 novels before he died in 1999. See less
I had occasion 15 or so years ago to refer to this novel at a publishing conference when I was in that business, and was criticized for it, mostly by people who AI am certain hadn't read it. This was ... read more
On Writing: Advice for Those Who Write to Publish (Or Would Like To)
Disclosure: George was a relative of mine. I'm catching up on his books, many years after his death.
On Writing includes lengthy examples of his favorite writers like John O'Hara. He discusses his ... read more
This novel was the first one that I had read by G V Higgins and it will be the first of many. His way of expressing the local dialect is by far the best that I have ever read. I would strongly ... read more
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