[LMB] Heinlein

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sun Oct 3 23:18:49 BST 2021


On Sun, 3 Oct 2021 08:21:13 -0400, Fred <fred.fredex at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>I Will Fear No Evil is one of the ones that I read but couldn't enjoy. I
>found that most of his "late" books were like that. In an introduction to
>an anthology (so long ago I can't recall which anthology), written by (I
>think) Lester delRey (or maybe not) commented that whenHeinlein was great
>when under tight editorial control (e.g., the "Boys" books, and some other
>early works), but when let free tended to "sprawl" badly. I hadn't
>previously thought of that as a description, but it seems to fit.

"Too Big To Edit" is seldom a good thing for anyone concerned.
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