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From: Peter Westlake <peter@harlequin.co.uk>
Subject: Re: (urth) Re: Digest urth.v029.n058
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 10:59:13 +0100

At 14:04 2000-09-04 +1000, David Duffy wrote:
>> From: "James Jordan" <jbjordan@gnt.net>
>> Subject: Re: (urth) Parkroads (the new Suzanne Delage)
>>     One would think that the ship would be, in some sense, the Church, and
>> its demi-god captain, in some sense, Christ. But that does not seem to work,
>> ...but Chang did not strike me as very close to a Christ figure.
>> ...So, perhaps the characters, in their
>> eastward movement, are making a big mistake. The ship, then, would be an
>> anti-Church, and Chang would be an anti-Christ. The characters need to turn
>Not having read the story, is it the Ship of Fools?

I don't think so - it has a Captain, for one thing, and the Parks are
not shown as having any particular vices. As for Chang being the
Anti-Christ, he really doesn't play a big enough part in the story
for that, I think. Thanks for the ideas, though!


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