[LMB] Not OT: Early Science Fiction was: Malfoy on Pratchett
lioness at bellsouth.net
Sat, 14 Aug 2004 10:36:04 -0500
>>And we cut them a *lot* of slack because they were The Only Game In
>>Town. But that was the Bad Old Days.
>I didn't like - or read - science fiction until those Bad Old Days were
>over. I still can't bring myself to read early Heinlein - I started with
>"Stranger in a Strange Land".
Dh says that early Asimov and Heinlein wasn't *his* idea of Little Boy
Fantasy. When he was a little boy, he had found their Good Bits strung so
far apart it wasn't worth slogging through the story for them. Early Space
Opera wasn't even worth looking at.
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