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Critical Review by David L. Ulin

SOURCE: "Where Memory and Reality Intersect," in Los Angeles Times Book Review, August 6, 1995, pp. 3, 8.

Ulin is a nonfiction writer, poet, and critic. In the following review, he praises Mosley for taking a break from the Easy Rawlins series and finds much to admire in RL's Dream, but deems the novel flawed because of its false premise about blues music.

You've got to give Walter Mosley credit for having guts. Last year, Black Betty, the fourth novel in his Easy Rawlins mystery series, sold more than 100,000 hardcover copies and was acclaimed by no less a fan than President Clinton, who declared Mosley his favorite mystery writer. Later this summer, Denzel Washington will star as Rawlins in a motion picture adaptation of Devil in a Blue Dress.

In the midst of all this Rawlins-mania, the time would seem...

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