(urth) Long Review Essay on Wizard Knight
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Tue Sep 25 12:25:46 PDT 2007
On Sep 25, 2007, at 1:13 PM, brunians at brunians.org wrote:
>>> Able definitely talks about writing Ben a letter.
>> In the opening of The Knight, Abel mentions seeing Ben by the fire on
>> the battlefield, with no further explanation. The explanation only
>> comes in the closing scenes of the Wizard, where the tarnhelm-ish
>> thingy gives Abel the power to see things as they truly are. He
>> looks at Bold Berthold and sees Ben.
> Yes. Still, Able does talk about writing Ben a letter.
And _The Wizard Knight_ is that letter, natch.
Wolfe's disbelief in the third person voice provides the constraints
within which his genius flows.
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