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From: Michael Andre-Driussi <mantis@sirius.com>
Subject: (urth) PEACE vs. ENGINE SUMMER
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 07:27:42 

Alex David Groce wrote:

>ENGINE SUMMER is an excellent
>comparison--however, again, I think that Den is NOT one of Wolfe's
>damned and trapped narrators (Number Five, etc.), while ENGINE SUMMER
>has a profound atmosphere of imprisonment, in my mind.

Yes, I agree: that would be one of the biggest contrasts. Den just =might=
be damned, his narrative =might= be circular; Rush has no such escape

PEACE has a weird, dark, twisted surface, with odd moments of beauty and
wonder; ENGINE SUMMER has a sweet, lovely pastoral surface, with odd
yuckies underneath in the end.


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