Get Shorty at 30: Dennis Lehane on Elmore Leonard's Hollywood satire | Curio

Get Shorty at 30: Dennis Lehane on Elmore Leonard's Hollywood satire

12 mins | Apr 3, 2020

The author of Mystic River and Shutter Island on why this classic is Leonard's finest work. The 'Dickens of Detroit', as Elmore Leonard has been called, wrote a string of classic thrillers but for the renowned American author, Dennis Lehane, Get Shorty is the greatest of them all. Writing in the Guardian, he explains why.

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From The Guardian