Monday, November 14, 2011
Valdez is Coming
When he goes asking politely for the money, he's beaten up and tied to a cross which he hauls across the desert on his back in one of the best torture scenes in all of western cinema. You'd think Valdez would want revenge for that, wouldn't you? Nope. He still just wants the one hundred dollars for the dead man's wife.
And how gets it is very satisfying indeed.
In the "now for something entirely different" category, I've heard this Longarm, due out in a couple of weeks, is dang good, as well. The writer tells me that all the friendly encounters are based on personal experience, but if you knew the jake like I do, you'd never believe a word he says!
(Still, I got a feelin' the book ain't half bad and might even be worth reading.)