This has been done before, but usually with an air of High Poetic seriousness. That’s lacking here ….
He’s a sweet writer … Here is a “selling review” in the BosGlobe. This book, edited by the redoubtable George Gibson, is one of my all-time favorites. Matthew’s good on art heists, too. When you choose to write about gold, it’s all in the timing. On verra … Matthew knew “Tiff” Findley, really one of the great 20th century novelists, in my opinion.