[LMB] Re: Five Favs ot:

Damien R. Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 21:48:19 -0800


On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 09:02:15PM -0500, Alexandra Y. Kwan wrote:

> > > 4. "Anne Rice"
> 
> When has Anne Rice ever been considered a Science Fiction author?  Or 
> did I miss something important here? (I know, I miss important things 
> all the time, but...)

The difference between fantasy and horror is hardly a clear one, and my
memory of Rice's vampire novels places them more clearly in the fantasy
side of things.  When a human psychic is telling you about the spirit
who started vampire mechanics you've gone beyond gore and thrills and
horror.

-xx- Damien X-)