From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes"
Subject: RE: (urth) brown book stories, their relevance Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 16:51:53 -0700 Mantis said some stuff. > To blattid: I think there are strong parallels between the stories and > Severian's story: clearly they are oracular to Severian's situation, Precisely -- they are parables, as I said the other week; but they are at least partially parables he tells to himself, for his own benefit. > To Josh Geller: But I don't recall an interplanetary war in "The Tale of a > Boy Called Frog." Dude, the whole bit where Frog's brother comes and they fight and they build the city. --Blattid --