(urth) Mostly Spoiler Free Thoughts on Home Fires

Jeff Wilson jwilson at io.com
Wed Mar 2 11:01:09 PST 2011

On 3/2/2011 11:55 AM, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:
> Well, first of all, there seems to be a complete lack of wolves. Not a
> one, unless I missed something.
> The "meditation" sections often seem to be lessons from Gene Wolfe
> about how to reason out the plot details of his novels.
> This is one of the most emotionally satisfying books GW has ever written.
> Kind of shapeless, plotwise.

It's boy meets girl overall, with pirates and spies and a whodunnit as 
the obstacles to overcome.

There's also almost a total lack of technical detail of any kind, and 
the SFnal elements are barely more than tokens.

Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
Computational Intelligence Laboratory - Texas A&M Texarkana
< http://www.tamut.edu/CIL >

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