[LMB] Not OT: Early Science Fiction was: Malfoy on Pratchett

Debbie lioness at bellsouth.net
Sat, 14 Aug 2004 10:36:04 -0500

>>Debbie said:
>>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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