[LMB] List Question

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at gmail.com
Tue May 15 14:15:42 BST 2012


I'm going to say ACC and DI (and WG) simply because those will have the
most recent events that might be mentioned, along with Komarr, to
reacquaint yourself with the physical territory of the domes.

Jeff Shultz
A railfan approaches a crossing hoping for a train
On May 15, 2012 2:20 AM, "Tora K. Smulders-Srinivasan" <
tora.smulders at gmail.com> wrote:

> As there's a bit of a lull, a list question from me:
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> *no spoilers, please!*
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> What books do you think would be absolutely necessary to re-read
> before reading the new Ivan book?
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> (Captain Vorpatril's Alliance, coming out Nov. 6th 2012, in case
> you've not heard yet)
>
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> *I know some people have knowledge of some of the chapters of the
> upcoming book, but others don't like being spoilered at all, so could
> we keep this discussion general, even if based on those chapters?
> Thanks!*
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> Mostly was thinking about suggesting a list re-read/discussion of
> books before the upcoming release. However, there's not really time to
> do a thorough re-read of the whole Vorkosigan series, which we just
> did before Cryoburn about 2 years ago anyway, which probably means
> it's too soon to do it again. (I remember when, because I tried to
> organize it when very pregnant and keep up with it a tiny bit, but not
> much, with a very young baby).
>
> So was wondering if there were any books that seemed really pertinent
> and if we wanted to do those. But wasn't sure which ones I'd pick. Or
> do some kind of read-through with the main idea of paying close
> attention to Ivan parts rather than discussing the whole book, or some
> other kind of theme in mind, etc.
>
> Ivan -- from Ivan the idiot to Ivan the annoying to Ivan the mule to
> Ivan the spy. ;-p
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> -Tora, dealing with a very busy few weeks, a huge disappointment
> (career-related), but then haven't been that active onlist anyway, so
> definitely not been boycotting. ;-)
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