The Boston Herald devotes two pages today to remembrances of the great Elmore Leonard, who died yesterday at age 87.
Start with the Associated Press obituary, which begins “He was the master of his genre, the Dickens of Detroit, the Chaucer of Crime. Every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best-seller . . .”
The obit includes Leonard’s legendary writing tip: “Try to leave out the parts that people [tend to] skip” . . .
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