[LMB] OT: Great Heartedness -- Authors you love who have fallen out of fashion

Pat Mathews MATHEWS55 at msn.com
Sun Sep 17 20:08:50 BST 2017


Yes, indeed. Jack Williamson's Darker Than You Think was set in the same period, and when a woman draped in furs and carrying a kitten in her pouch shows up claiming to be a cub reporter, our hero - a seasoned reporter- accepts this obvious socialite as such without question.

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From: lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk <lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk> on behalf of Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Great Heartedness -- Authors you love who have fallen out of fashion

On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 9:25 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> From: Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
>
>
> I also find detective fiction fascinating, it often shows a lot more
> insight and detail about
> daily life at the time - some of Ellis Peter's books written just after
> WWII show a lot more
> about life and attitudes at the times than some of the histories I've read.
>
>
Oh, yes, reading Rex Stout's Archie Goodwin interact with females is a lot
more informative than reading a text on "attitudes towards women in the
1960s" or, bless the flying spaghetti monster, taking Hollywood's version
as truth. Because Teh Moveeez are so accurate, right?



> <snip>
>
> Darn it, now I'm thinking about great books I used to love, and trying to
> remember titles
> and authors.
>

Bwahahaha, this list if syrupy evil over ice cream.
Here, have a book with that.
Sylvia
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