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From: =?iso-8859-1?q?Nicholas=20Gevers?= <vermoulian@yahoo.com>
Subject: (whorl) The Dispossessed
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 00:49:26 

To what Alex says, I can only add:

I'm not surprised Wolfe didn't like THE DISPOSSESSED.
TBSS is all the more, then, his new improved version.

And: Alex, you hit the nail on the head: it's not GW
who's tired of the series, it's Horn who's tired of
writing. Alga and other dissidents take note.

--Nick Gevers.

Alex David Groce wrote:

> I'll add that I agree with Wolfe about THE
> LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS stands as my examplar of how
> even when the prose
> quality is uniformly excellent, a writer can vary
> wildly in quality.
> Also, I still like Short Sun despite remaining
> clueless about the many
> apparent red herrings it introduces.  The emotional
> impact didn't feel
> forced or as if he were tired of the series to
> me--although it did
> feel as if Silk/Horn was tired of writing.

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