Elmore Leonard, 1925-2013

Elmore LeonardElmore Leonard, author of more than 40 novels and numerous screenplays for film and television, passed away early this morning from complications from a stroke he suffered several weeks ago. His work has been, and will continue to be, a huge influence on generations of writers to come.

There will no doubt be countless thoughtful, eloquent responses to Mr. Leonard’s death forthcoming. We here at October Country simply wish to pass our condolences, thoughts and prayers on to the friends and family of this amazingly talented author.


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