(urth) The Devil in a Forest

brunians at brunians.org brunians at brunians.org
Wed Jun 24 16:10:24 PDT 2009

> James Wynn:

> The sad thing is that I'm probably spoiling the
> novel for some people, at least, by pointing out that there *is* a
> political statement in there. Fortunately, there seems to be more than
> enough deniability in the work for readers to ignore me as a crank and
> enjoy the novel for all its other attributes.

Gene Wolfe is not just a good propagandist, he is one of the best that I
have ever seen. If you are likely to be hostile to his agenda, chances are
you just won't get it, and will recommend the story to friends of yours,
who might not be hostile to his agenda.


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