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From: Derek Bell <dbell@maths.tcd.ie>
Subject: Re: (urth) Time & Hierodules
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 1998 18:14:54 +0100

In message <199809021728.KAA20095@lists1.best.com>, m.driussi@genie.com writes:
>(Sure, I enjoy the occasional reverse time story--Ballard did a nice
>one, where they dig up the grave, take the corpse out, lay him on a
>bed and wait for the birth rattle to shake some life into it; then
>follow him through life toward the end where he will be reabsorbed by
>the Great Mother.  Just like that 70s comedy sketch by Father Guido
>Sarducci.And wasn't there an episode of the animated Star Trek <tm>
>series along those lines?)

	I think Philip K. Dick wrote a novel based on that idea; I
think it was called _Counter-clockwise world_. Unfortunately, I
haven't read it, so I can't comment on it, which is unfortunate as
Dick's output varied greatly in quality.


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