[LMB] Heinlein

Alex Kwan litalex at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 05:35:43 BST 2021


> On Oct 9, 2021, at 09:08, dbernat <dbernat at gol.com> wrote:
> It's easy to set a story in one's own culture.
> It's much harder to set a story in a culture known only from reading books on that culture.
> Which is, I suppose, why so much fiction on Japan and China* is such a dreary mess.
> *I thought the military adventure set in China that had the male hero constantly wearing a woman's dress during combat to be particularly risible.

Sorry, huh? Can I ask which book is that?

little Alex

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