Walter Mosley | Criticism

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SOURCE: Mosley, Walter, and Robert C. Hahn. “PW Talks with Walter Mosley.” Publishers Weekly 248, no. 22 (28 May 2001): 54.

In the following interview, Mosley discusses his protagonists, his decision to publish Gone Fishin' with Black Classic Press, and the comparisons between Fearless Jones and his Easy Rawlins series.

PW caught up with Walter Mosley at the famed MacDowell Colony for artists in Peterborough, N.H.

[Hahn]: At one point in your new book, Fearless Jones, there is a reference that lets readers know that Fearless and Raymond “Mouse” Alexander are not only contemporaries, but they are both “full-bad” men. How are they alike and different?

[Mosley]: Well, Mouse is a sociopath really. He's amoral. Fearless is the opposite; he's completely moral. But it brings them to just about to the same place. Neither of them are afraid of anything.

The post-WWII era seems to have a real importance in your fiction...

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