This was less well received than the two earlier novels.
One of these changes is that the first film in the series was initially based on an earlier novel.
In my earlier novels almost nobody got old or sick.
Thompson tried to write about the man in his early novels, but couldn't get him right.
James was not always vague, of course, especially in his earlier novels.
Critical reaction was generally less positive than for his earlier novels.
Do you feel that the book is a departure, in any way, from your earlier novels?
It is ahead of its time as an early graphic novel.
There, however, all similarities with the author's earlier novels end.