(urth) Disingenous Gene

Jeff Wilson jwilson at io.com
Fri Jul 28 22:17:58 PDT 2006

Jeff Wilson wrote:

> b sharp wrote:
>>Twice in recent posts, Gene Wolfe has been accused of being disingenuous in 
>>interviews.  Another Lupinology truism?
> More ambiguous. At one point he says Urth is "perhaps a million years in 
> our future."
> In _There Are Doors_,
  Ahem. In _There Are Doors_, I recently reread where he writes (as 
Lara), "'[...]Perhaps three children. Perhaps three dozen.'"

As it happens, a 12:1 ratio just about fits the million years figure 
above wrt my few dozen millenia figure.

Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
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