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From: "Nigel Price" <nigel.a.price@virgin.net>
Subject: (urth) Re "An Exchange of Hostages"
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 10:26:57 +0100

Re. Susan Matthews' book, "An Exchange of Hostages", Jeff Miller wrote:

> I read it, and was intrigued enough to buy (and not
> yet read) the second in the series. The story has
> little if any Lupine influence, IMO, especially since
> Matthews seems to get off on horrid descriptions of
> torture, a touch that Wolfe leaves out IIRC.
> an okay read, but not crucial.

Thank you, Jeff. Another list member wrote to me off-list and commented:

>- It is fairly well written.

>- It is very much anti-Lupine.

>- It is perfectly horrid S/M porn with sci-fi trappings.

Oh well, I did ask...

Anyway, a consensus seems to be emerging. It really does sound rather
horrid, and, personally, I don't think that I'll bother reading it.


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