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Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 11:44:13 -0400
From: StoneOx17@aol.com
Subject: Re: (urth) Coldhouse Banshee

Blattid (Dan'l Danehy-Oakes) writes:

> Good heavens ... Stone Ox has brought up a marvellous correspondence, 

Thank you.

> and then missed something that ... well, I guess it isn't obvious 
> because I never saw it before either, but somehow it jumped out of 
> his posting at me:

It wasn't obvious to me.  I came across these correspondences by assuming that Julius was the devil (as suggested by Robert Borski's essay, "The Devil his Due.") and once I made this connection, the i
> Jack stays in the barn haunted by the banshee three nights.  

> ...as does the coldhouse prank victim (Friday, Saturday, 
> Sunday nights).

That's wonderful.  It's either a remarkable coincidence, or something very clever on the part of Wolfe.

On another topic, I just saw that an interview with Gaiman and Wolfe is coming out in the September issue of Locus, and that an excerpt from it has already been posted at   
http://www.locusmag.com/2002/Issue09/GaimanWolfe.html -- even the brief excerpt is very interesting.  

--Stone Ox 


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