(urth) Good afternoon Urth

David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Sat Nov 18 20:30:44 PST 2017

Allan, I have only just started the first book. Justine, I believe. 

I'm glad to see people reading Aickman.

On November 16, 2017 10:08:08 AM EST, Allan Anderson <rubel at goosemoon.org> wrote:
>On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 4:04 AM David Stockhoff
><dstockhoff at verizon.net>
>> I'm reading Durrell's Alexandria Quartet. Not SF, but definitely
>> experimental and a little reminiscent of Robert Aickman in its
>> detachment combined with nearly-alienating attention to detail.
>I really enjoyed the Alexandria Quartet. He gives each of the four
>such a different voice and appetite. Which one are you on? I hadn't
>made an
>Aickman connection, but I can see that. I've just finished up his *Dark
>Entries* wth my old college chums Facebook reading group.
>In SF, I've been trying out David Brin's *Kiln People*, which,
>title pun aside, seems to have a bit in common with *A Borrowed Man.
>book's schtick is that just about everyone has access to the technology
>make shortlived artificial copies of themselves, to various degrees of
>fidelity and autonomy. Murder mystery, copies of people, memory
>different setting and, I expect, conclusions, but  still, fun.
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