[LMB] [OT] Rereading Cherryh's The Paladin for the I dunno how manyeth time...

Robert Woodward robertaw at drizzle.com
Mon Jan 8 20:29:46 GMT 2018


> On Jan 8, 2018, at 12:15 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 6:40 PM, Stewart Dean <sdean2003 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> ...and am impressed again with its coherence and integrity.  I have read
>> other things by her and not liked them much.  AKICOTL: What other writings
>> of hers are like the Paladin?
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> I found too much of her work depressing to continue reading any more of it.
> Sylvia

Depressing isn’t the word I would use; opaque is my impression (somewhat like Gene Wolfe, he doesn’t give out extra hints in the text on what is going on either).

"We have advanced to new and surprising levels of bafflement."
Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan describes progress in _Komarr_.
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