(urth) And Another:

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Fri Jul 20 00:19:48 PDT 2007

On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Paul B wrote:

> Well, Severian's attitude to details is famously bad  - he tends to include,
> interpret and omit things liberally.  It's furthermore not too surprising
> that he mis-identified the old man some years later as he grew more shrunken
> and old since Severian's memory is provably faulty at times.  Interestingly,
> he even mis-identifies himself on the funerary bronze in Shadow, and in his
> similarity to Ouen, which in Citadel was described as uncanny.

I think that's a detail from Luria's description of his mnemonist, who IIRC
had difficulty associating a profile view and frontal view of the same

David Duffy.

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