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From: "Kieran Cleary" <kierannwn@tinet.ie>
Subject: (urth) Strewn garments
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 1997 15:05:31 +0100

[Posted from URTH, a mailing list about Gene Wolfe's New Sun and other works]

vividly coloured oddments of clothing. Hmmm. From memory & probably


- scented, peach coloured scarf in antechamber. Dropped by prankster
- Pelerine scarf (?) in shepherd's beehive hut (red with tassles?)
- ditto left behind in stone town? Merryn's?

ok. all women's scarves. any more? 


> From: Alice Turner <al@interport.net>
> To: whorl@lists.best.com
> Subject: (whorl) Peachy scarf!
> Date: Tuesday, August 12, 1997 12:57 AM
> [Posted from WHORL, the mailing list for Gene Wolfe's Book of the Long
> Wow!
> I feel boorish saying it, but the scarf in Mattak's drawer (I'm sure that
> is Mattak's drawer) is not necessarily peach-colored; the perfume reminds
> Silk of a peach-colored handkerchief of Blood's.
> I always thought that scarf would lead to something, but I thought it was
> just another clue to Hy's perfidy, that she slept with both Oosik and
> Mattak. But a historical clue....
> But how could it be? The antechamber scene takes place centuries after
> Typhon dispatched the Whorl. Doesn't it?
> (alga, excited, gets up to join the dance, but trips over own cilia)
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