(urth) The Death of Doctor Island Movie
david at slack.com
Mon Oct 16 09:55:35 PDT 2006
>I always thought that the trio of IDD, DrOfDI, and DofDrI was the most
>accessible and visual of GWs works and would make an facinating triptych of
>short films. Hopefully this will not be awful and they'll make two more.
I agree that The Death of Doctor Island is accessible in terms of
understanding the plot, but I also find it to be one of Wolfe's most
disturbing and offensive stories. I can't imagine what a mass audience
would make of it.
(This leads me to wonder if I would dislike other Wolfe stories as much, if
only I could understand them.)
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