(urth) OT: Lafferty recommendations

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes danldo at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 17:34:02 PDT 2007

i'm going to go against the herd here and recommend Lafferty's book
_Apocalypses_, two short novels. The first, "The Three Armageddons
of Enniscorthy Sweeney," is about why the Twentieth Century never
really happened. The second, whose title I'm blanking on, is about
an agent appointed to investigate the sudden appearance of a major

They're both very, very funny.

On 7/21/07, Matthew Groves <matthewalangroves at gmail.com> 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?
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Dan'l Danehy-Oakes, writer, trainer, bon vivant
Soon, where Toon Town once stood will be a string of gas stations,
inexpensive motels, restaurants that serve rapidly prepared food. Tire
salons, automobile dealerships and wonderful, wonderful billboards
reaching as far as the eye can see. My God, it'll be beautiful.

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