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From: Adam Stephanides <adamsteph@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: (whorl) [big spoiler] Narrative technique in _Return_, and
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2001 12:33:30 +0000

on 2/8/01 5:21 PM, Dan Schmidt at dfan@harmonixmusic.com wrote:

> Adam Stephanides <adamsteph@earthlink.net> writes:

> | Not quite.  The third-person sections are not written by the
> | Homecoming-protagonist, but by the editors of BoTSS, Hoof, Hide and their
> | wives, as stated in the Afterword.
> I thought the Afterword said that they only wrote the last couple of
> Whorl chapters (after Horn stopped writing).

No: the editors write: "He [the protagonist] left us no written record of
his brief sojourns in Old Viron and the West Pole, but he spoke of them
often.  In this volume we have re-created them to the best of our ability,
based upon these conversations." (p. 409)


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