Re: Book. . . Effinger
- Announcement of Effinger's death in ERBzine Eclectica July 2002
"George Effinger, science-fiction author, dies at 55"
"Global Dispatches tie-ins in Den Valdron's "Post Modern Barsoom"
and a good mention in Den Valdron's "HG Wells' Barsoom!"
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Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2011 9:51 PM
Subject: Re: [barsoom] Book
> That's it, thanks Phil. My wife had it and was just finishing it up, so
> could not look it up! She liked it too.
> Mike "Bunkermeister" Creek
> In a message dated 11/1/2011 7:17:40 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> phil@... writes:
> The book is: "War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches," Kevin J. Anderson,
> ed., Bantam Books, 1996. There is probably a trade paper or mass
> The Barsoom story is by George Alec Effinger and is entitled: "Mars: The
> Home Front."
> The collection contains stories about the Martian Invasion from the
> perspective of various writers of the period as interpreted by
> writers. Stories range from Emily Dickinson (Connie Willis), H.P.
> Lovecraft (Don
> Webb), Teddy Roosevelt (Mike Resnick), Henry James (Robert Silverberg) to
> Jules Verne (Gregory Benford and David Brin) and Jack London (Dave
> It's a great read and lots of fun picking up on the various literary
> styles. I thought the Burroughs story was very well written and wish that
> Effinger could have done a few more Barsoomian pastiches before he died.