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From: Alex David Groce <Alex_Groce@gs246.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Copperhead
Date: Fri, 04 May 2001 11:27:23 

alga wrote:

> Not me. A dumb little throwaway. What is with that urge to speak in
> tongues, anyway? Do you suppose he does it at dinner parties? Yikes.

Are there more than a handful of Wolfe stories this short* that
_aren't_ weird little throwaways?  I didn't find this one particularly
obnoxious, other than that ultra-irritating "alien woman speak with
forked tongue" dialect, just par for the course.

Wolfe should stick to novelette length, at least.  And avoid trying to
be Lafferty.

* "Three Million Square Miles," "A Cabin on the Coast," and... there
must be something else slipping my mind.

"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." John 8:32
Alex David Groce (agroce+@cs.cmu.edu)
Ph.D. Student, Carnegie Mellon University - Computer Science Department
8112 Wean Hall (412)-268-3066

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