marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Nov 23 21:03:08 GMT 2020
On Sat, 21 Nov 2020 15:42:07 -0500, WalterStuartBushell
<proto at panix.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 21, 2020, at 3:18 AM, Robert Woodward via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>> I suspect that you aren’t familiar with E. E. “Doc” Smith’s magnus opus (written 1938-1948).
>The best use of purple prose ever. Are their earlier examples of Space Opera on an Intergalactic scale?
They went past purple into ultra-violet. I loved them as a kid, when
everything was black and white and simple. They have, IMO, had a series
of particularly spectacular visits from the suck fairy since then.
People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun.
There is no reference to fun in any Act of Parliament. - A.P. Herbert
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