From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) Hyacinth and Silk Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 06:49:09 -0000 ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Duffy" > I think, just as Gevers suggests Wolfe is deconstructing all the other > genres in BotLS, he is having a hack at profane love as not (necessarily) > being a solution to the existential questions. I am reminded explicitly > of _Of Human Bondage_. So how does that relate to the "false-but-deeply-felt humanity" of the inhumi, and its equivalent sexuality? Is Hyacinth the converse of Jahlee: a blood-drinking reptile trapped in the body of a beautiful woman? A human being with an inhumi's soul? hartshorn . --