(urth) Short Sun blog
gerryq at indigo.ie
Wed Sep 22 05:28:30 PDT 2010
From: "Lee Berman" <severiansola at hotmail.com>
>>Dan'l: 4. Wolfe thought, "Wouldn't it be cool if the chief god was
>>thus tied the whole thing to tBotNS.
>>James Wynn: In that case, "Long Sun" is like "Urth of the New Sun". It
>>(perhaps vain) helps to divine the original story.
>>Mo Holkar- Do the rest of you feel that it all ties together brilliantly?
> No, not bad but not brilliant. I agree with Dan'l that the connection to
> Urth seems an add-on,
> not the original inspiration.
I agree too. I don't think it hurts the story, but given Wolfe's style of
writing and the enthusiasms of Wolfe fans, I think it provides dangerously
fertile ground for over-interpretation!
- Gerry Quinn
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