(urth) OT: Lafferty recommendations

Roy C. Lackey rclackey at stic.net
Sat Jul 21 17:20:56 PDT 2007

Matthew Groves wrote:
>Wolfe seems to be a big admirer of R. A. Lafferty.  ("Has Anyone Seen
>Junie Moon" from _Starwater Strains_ has a character named Roy T.
>Laffer.)  Are there any readers of Lafferty here who can recommend a
>good place for a Wolfe fan to start?

Echoing what others have said: Lafferty is probably most consistently at his
best in short stories, but it was _The Devil is Dead_ that first hooked me.
That's a fine book, as is its sequel, _Archipelago_. (Good luck trying to
find it! <g>) There are even a couple of related short stories in the


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