From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) revelatory message/converting dislike Date: Sun, 26 May 2002 16:04:22 +0100 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Andre-Driussi" > > But still, here we put it to the test. If there is a mass of testamonial > evidence to show that such things have happened with relative frequency, > then I will have to adjust my reality-map accordingly. > It happened to me. On my first reading of 5HC as a young twentysomething I thought if a fine bit of writing but rather confused, fragmentary plotwise. The depths bypassed me entirely. It was not until I met other readers that the book was opened up for me. Mea cupla, mea maxima culpa: but it was Wolfe taught me that SF books *could* be like that. Scratch that, it was Wolfe who taught me *books* could be like that. hartshorn. --