(urth) Finally... UOTNS has arrived
thewynns at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 30 11:34:34 PDT 2004
>>Jonathon McKitrick <jcm at FreeBSD-uk.eu.org> wrote:
>>Really? Hmm. That could be interesting. I really can't see how BOTNS
>>could stand on its own. There is just so much left unexplained.
>Wolfe originally intended to let the story stand on its own in those
>four books. The only reason he wrote UotNS is because of pressure by
Which doesn't mean that stopping the story with "Citadel of the Autarch"
would have been the best plan. I didn't get idea from Wolfe that his editors
wanted an extra novel only to sell more books. They seem to think more
elaboration was needed. I agree.
I realize some people think all the extra "splainin'" in UotNS is an
imposition on the mystery and elegance of the original novel. I'm not in
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