From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) uncut dogs Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 09:09:45 +0100 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Adam Stephanides" > I've just consulted my copy of 5HC, and there's nothing in that passage > about "binding." The relevant parts of that entry are "I could climb down > and catch them together (I _know_ she is with him, I can almost hear them), > except that I can smell the ghoul-bear somewhere near. They would die, the > two of them -- when the boy was washing I noticed he wasn't circumcised. If > they were like that when I came, I think I would shoot them both." (p. 251, > Ace pb) So either there's a major discrepancy here between the Ace pb and > other editions, or the whole "binding" theme is a non-issue (which, of > course, makes Marsch's remark about Victor's non-circumcision even more > irrelevant). Whoops. The problem is my Quartet edition, which has this misprint "they would *tie*, the two of them" Problem solved, and apologies all round. hartshorn --