(urth) The Death of Doctor Island Movie

Kurt Schwind kurt.schwind at gmail.com
Mon Oct 16 10:14:22 PDT 2006

On 10/16/06, Daniel D Jones <ddjones at riddlemaster.org> wrote:
> On Monday 16 October 2006 12:55, David DiGiacomo wrote:
> > >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.
> Care to expound on why you find it offensive?

I was thinking the same thing.  I mean there is some violence in
there, but nothing more than you'd find in any of his other books.
Heck, he had an executioner for a protaganist.  So what did you find
offensive David?

Kurt Schwind  <kurt at slithytoves.org>

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