Sunday, January 15, 2012

Book Em': Elmore Leonard's U.S. Marshal Character Goes From TV Back To A Book With 'Raylan'

Vince Cosgrove at reviewed Elmore Leonard's new crime thriller Raylan.

Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, whose Stetson rides high and whose gun is quick, returns in Elmore Leonard’s latest thriller — after appearing in the novels “Pronto” and “Riding the Rap,” and the short story “Fire in the Hole.”

That story inspired “Justified,” the hit series that stars Timothy Olyphant as Raylan (its third season kicks off Tuesday on FX). Leonard thinks so highly of “Justified” that he dedicated “Raylan” to Olyphant and Graham Yost, the series’ creator

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I'm a big fan of Elmore Leonard and I like his Raylan Givens character in his novels and short stories and on the TV show Justified. I look forward to reading Raylan.

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