(urth) Soldier of Sidon Questions

Transentient transentient at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 15:21:27 PST 2007

On Feb 27, 2007, at 10:49 AM, James Wynn wrote:

> I finally got around to buying and reading SOS. Here are some things
> that perplexed me.
> 1. This is now the 3rd Wolfe novel in a row where the protagonist has
> a vampiric inhuman paramour who poses more or less successfully as a
> beautiful woman. I can think of no thematic requirement (literary,
> mythological, religious, or narrative) that compels Wolfe to  
> continuously
> rework this particular scenario.

This is obviously the influence of modern gangsta rap on Wolfe's  
writing. "Bitches ain't s*** but hos and tricks," Snoop Doggy Dog.  
Hmm. Interesting coincidence with the names, don't you think?

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