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Dennis Lehane Aims for Something Bigger

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If you do this job right, there should be days that are really hard. When I wrote the scene in ‘Mystic River’ where I had to become somebody who’s sexually attracted to a 12-year-old boy, holy God, that was horrible. I shut down for a week after that.

Hands down one of my favorite writers ever.

Dennis Lehane turns the page on hardboiled crime fiction, aims for something bigger | via the Boston Globe

Written by Jeffery Battersby

October 25th, 2012 at 11:47 am

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