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From: Ron Hale-Evans <rwhe@apocalypse.org>
Subject: Re: (urth) The Death of Koshchei the Deathless
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 10:03:38 

At 01:35 AM 1/17/00 -0500, you wrote:
>I found the story "The Death of Koshchei the Deathless" in _Strange
>Travelers_ very entertaining. Although I could tell it was based on "fairy
>tale" material. I didn't recognize that it was from a specific story until
>I read the note at the end. The title did seem tantalizingly familiar until
>I got to that point however.
>_The Red Fairy Book_ by Andrew Lang is available on line, if anyone is
>interested in reading the original story Wolfe based his on. 

Haven't read either the Wolfe or the Lang yet, but wasn't Koshchei the
Deathless the grand-high-god-over-everything in James Branch Cabell's
mammoth series _The Biography of Dom Manuel_? I believe he appears in
_Jurgen_, among other novels.

Ron H-E
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