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From: Dan Parmenter <dan@lec.com>
Subject: (urth) Re: Digest urth.v027.n011
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 11:52:12 

From: Michael Andre-Driussi <mantis@sirius.com>

> In the past on this list there have been periodic reference to Blish's
> book, by three or four people hereabouts.
> Well I just read it, myself, and I liked it a lot more than the BLACK
> EASTER books, with which it shares obvious similaries (including, IMHO, a
> weak ending--but now I'm getting ahead of myself).
> So I would like people to take this opportunity to chat about COC, compare
> and contrast with the Urth Cycle.  I know that at least a few of you have
> read it, and most likely many more have, since it is an award winning
> (Hugo, I believe?) classic.

Things worth noting:


The original novella ends a bit more ambiguously than the novel does I

I've always thought that COC should be read along with BOTNS and the
C.S. Lewis "space trilogy".  Both COC and "the space trilogy" deal
with the notion of the consequences (and origins) of a race seemingly
without sin.  

I agree that this should be discussed, but this is not the time for me
to do so, since I'm at the office.

Lex Shellac

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