(urth) My eyes!
danldo at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 17:33:32 PST 2005
A good place to start (he said, mischeviously, but not completely)
is with the short story collection "Gene Wolfe's Castle of Days,"
which has a bunch of Wolfe's essays on tBotNS in it.
On Fri, 25 Mar 2005 00:55:47 +0000, Dayton Williams
<lord_dimwit at hotmail.com> wrote:
> ... So. About a week ago I finished Book of the New Sun. Absolutely adored
> the books. Wolfe does more in 20-30 pages or so with Typhon, than other
> authors (*cough* *cough* Robert Jordan *cough*) have accomplished in
> long-running series.
> After I was done, I couldn't help but feel that, even though I understood
> most of what happened, I didn't really get any of it. So I poked around the
> 'net for more information on the series, and I find this ML. And ... well
> ... I can't make much more sense out of the discussions going on here than I
> could out of the books ¬_¬ (and besides, there're spoilers for books I
> haven't read yet).
> Not that I imagine Wolfe's readership overlaps with anime fandom much, but
> Wolfe is like throwing Kino's Journeys and The Big O into the blender. My
> eyes! My eyes! Aaaaaaah~
> ... Is there a FAQ or something on BotNS I can read?
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