Walter Mosley | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Parnell Hall

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Walter Mosley.
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Critical Review by Parnell Hall

SOURCE: "How Many Bar Girls Must Die?," in The New York Times Book Review, September 6, 1992, p. 25.

Hall is the author of the "Stanley Hastings" mysteries. In the following review, he labels White Butterfly "standard stuff, to be sure…. But what elevates it is the character [of Easy Rawlins."]

Walter Mosley's first novel, Devll in a Blue Dress, was nominated for the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award and received the Private Eye Writers of America's Shamus Award. His second novel, A Red Death, proved the success of his first was no fluke. Now, with White Butterfly, Walter Mosley has established himself as one of America's best mystery writers.

What sets these books apart from other suspense novels is, of course, the protagonist, Easy Rawlins. Rawlins is not your...

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