Recently on the Elmore Leonard discussion forum, someone posted this about the novel, Pagan Babies
"I was a bit uncomfortable at the use of a horrific, real-life tragedy within a crime novel."
Of course, almost every crime novel is inspired by some real-life tragedy. In this case it's the scale of the thing.
opens five years after the Rwandan genocide with a description of forty-seven bodies, "... turned to leather and stains," in a… Continue