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From: Michael Andre-Driussi <mantis@sirius.com>
Subject: (urth) re: "And When They Appear"
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 09:45:34 

Adam wrote:

>I finally got around to reading STRANGE TRAVELLERS, though I'd read a
>number of the stories in it before.  On a first reading, I'd say the
>major one I'd missed is "And When They Appear."  This is one of Wolfe's
>grimmest stories (which is saying a lot), made more powerful by the
>matter-of-fact narration and by the deceptive "Christmas story"
>atmosphere of the first half.  (It just struck me that this first half
>reads a lot like a Bradbury pastiche.)

I, too, thought of Bradbury with this story . . .


there's not much more than that, but I provide the link anyway.


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