[LMB] Cordelia's Collegiate Sport?

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Fri Jun 11 10:42:49 BST 2021



Am 10.06.2021 um 21:16 schrieb Eric Oppen:
> I know the Modesty Blaise book you're talking about.  It's *A Taste for
> Death*.

ah - yes .. thank you !

> Some very interesting discussions in there between Modesty and Willie about
> psychological domination---and how to overcome it.

yes .. there sometimes pretty interesting tidbits in the blaise stories 
(like that one) - and i wonder how the author came across them ..

> It'd be interesting to see what would happen if Modesty and Willie ran into
> Miles and sat down for a conversation.

oh yes ..

servus

markus

> On Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 1:29 PM WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> 
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>>> On Jun 10, 2021, at 5:38 AM, baur baur via Lois-Bujold <
>> lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>>>
>>> oh .. shiny .. needs a fanfic
>>>
>>> otoh the things that happen in modern fencing have only a limit
>> applicability in the real world - i distinclty remebering a Modesty Blaise
>> book where that was the major henchmens demise (who was a polish fenscing
>> master who liked to execute unruly lower henchmen via fencing) - memory
>> blanks at the title of the book, but i might remember
>>>
>>> so a modern fencing master might find going against somwone who trained
>> swordfighting for actual killig duells "interesting"
>>>
>>> servus
>>>
>>> markus
>>
>> Reference : Pretty duelists vice Cazaril’s sword style.
>>
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