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From: Jim Jordan <jbjordan@gnt.net>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Clute's Non-Revelation
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2000 14:56:45 

At 07:02 PM 8/21/2000 +0100, you wrote:
>In-Reply-To: <200008211539.IAA19089@lists1.best.com>
>Patera Nutria,
>        Have just joined WHORL, and don't know etiquette within this 
>august Theatre, but thought I'd tie this to yours on Silk to indicate my 
>intuition that you are probably (though, as you say) not absolutely 
>certainly right. That fasting is what Silk does escaped my memory, 
>certainly, when I was laying down a first _reading_ response to 
>_In Green's Jungles_ . 
>        But to make it absolutely clear what _I_ was doing: no revelations 
>were being hoicked into view, certainly not at this stage: I was laying 
>down for readers far more general than WHORL's List some sense of the 
>pattern of the book: it was, implicitly, an invocation to read out in the 
>        Oreb as Holy Spirit. Very fine. Especially if the bird, in human 
>terms, could be defined as a giant paraclete.
>John C

Thanx. The discussion had gone way beyond your original short review!

Usually, I'm just "Nutria," but since I am ordained, I thought "Patera"
would be fun on occasion (and I thought it might annoy Alga!).

Pat. NUT!

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