(urth) This Week in Google Alerts: R.A. Lafferty
kierkegaurdian at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 06:51:25 PDT 2012
Not to go too off topic, but I was wondering what your opinion of *
Apocalypses* was. It is the last Lafferty I own that I have to read. It
is two distinct novellas, correct?
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 6:41 PM, Marc Aramini <marcaramini at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Do you really have all those short stories? All the collected volumes are
> exorbitantly expensive except for the most common one, 900 Grandmothers.
> I have always wrestled with the decision to purchase them or not - it's
> never a tough decision with Wolfe but I am not quite as devoted to
> Lafferty, though someday I really want to read the bulk of his work. I've
> read Past Master, Fourth Mansions, Apocalypses, The Devil is Dead, Reefs of
> Earth, and 900 Grandmothers and very little else except the odd story I
> happened to have in my magazine collection.
> --- On Mon, 4/16/12, Dave Lebling <dlebling at hyraxes.com> wrote:
> > From: Dave Lebling <dlebling at hyraxes.com>
> > Subject: Re: (urth) This Week in Google Alerts: R.A. Lafferty
> > To: "The Urth Mailing List" <urth at lists.urth.net>
> > Date: Monday, April 16, 2012, 3:19 PM
> > Had I known about this, I probably
> > could have done as well as the
> > winner. Lafferty has been one of my favorite authors since
> > the dawn of time.
> > Lafferty's alcoholism was no secret even back in the early
> > days, by the way.
> > Dave Lebling
> > On 4/15/2012 9:33 PM, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> > > http://www.virginia.edu/uvatoday/newsRelease.php?id=18066
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I hadn't read about his alcoholism before, although
> > given all the
> > > drinking in his stories, it doesn't surprise me.
> > >
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