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From: "William H. Ansley" <wansley@warwick.net>
Subject: Re: (urth) McAuley as Wolfe Lite
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 1999 22:29:53 

>Anybody read Paul J. McAuley's Child of The River (first book of the
>Confluence series)? The stylistic and
>thematic similarities are so obviously close to Wolfe, it must be some sort
>of homage. One major flaw though: McAuley tells us too much. Where Wolfe is
>coy and oblique, McAuley rushes in with the solution and the effect in a
>lupine setting is slightly jarring. The book is similar in style to tBotNS
>while the plot owes more to tBotLS. Worth a read.

Wow, a book written like Wolfe but with an author who's not coy and
oblique. I don't know if I could stand it. The relief, that is. <G>

William Ansley

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