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Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2003 18:44:06 +0000 (GMT)
From: Josh Geller 
Subject: Re: (urth) Short Story collections

On Sat, 19 Apr 2003, Fernando Q. Gouvea wrote:

> Castle of Days includes the short stories that originally appeared in Gene
> Wolfe's Book of Days. As several people have pointed out, "Forlesen" is an
> amazing story. I also like "Beautyland" (which has since lost some of its
> power because it was too correct), "How I Lost the Second World War and
> Helped Turn Back the German Invasion" (this one seems not to get much
> respect, but I still think it's great fun), and "The War Beneath the
> Tree".

Amazing no one has mentioned 'Against The Lafayette Escadrille', which is
one of my favorite short stories.

I generally disagree with the various folks who think that GW is a weak
short story writer.



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