(urth) What are you reading?

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Sun Apr 6 17:45:34 PDT 2014

On Sat, 5 Apr 2014, Fred Kiesche wrote:

> Empire Star is old enough that SRD may have influenced Wolfe as much as
> Wolfe influenced SRD. It was pretty early on in both their careers, when
> they were both showing up as Nebula winners, appearing in Orbit (Damon
> Knight) and the like.
> On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 6:13 AM, Piotr Szczęsny <neternalz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just finished "Empire Star" by Samuel R. Delany. It was kinda Wolfean
>> style story, unreliable narrator, needs re-reading and has a woman
>> character that feels like taken out from Wolfe book also her name is San
>> Severina, but that's just a coincidence (or not?) :). Maybe this is a long
>> shot, so anyone had similar feeling? This is a short book, but definitely
>> fun, I was looking for some classic SF light reading and got a light mind
>> bender ;).

Yeah, I posted on this back in 2005 and mentioned in 2008 -


Part of the mash-up of ideas I think being played with

Cheers, David Duffy.

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