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3125Re: A new Delany novel is on its way

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  • nivekgnir
    Jul 8, 2008
      Well, it was originally slated for Summer/Fall of this year. But since
      it's already Summer and he's still working on it, that doesn't seem
      very likely.


      --- In delany-list@yahoogroups.com, "keefboof" <keefboof@...> wrote:
      >
      > Do we have a release date for this novel yet?
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In delany-list@yahoogroups.com, David Carlton <carlton@> wrote:
      > >
      > > On Mon, 07 Jul 2008 21:45:23 -0000, "nivekgnir" <kdring@> said:
      > >
      > > > Thought I'd resurrect this little thread for an update.
      > > > Chip is still expanding the book. When I first reviewed it, it had
      > > > become a 55,000 word novel grown out of the original 16,000 word
      > > > novella. It's now nearly 97,000 words and growing.
      > >
      > > > And it's marvelous. Chip has added more SF and light future
      > history
      > > > elements. This has added quite a bit of texture to the novel in
      > that
      > > > it more clearly feels as though we have jumped into the future.
      > The
      > > > relationships and characters are deeper and more complex.
      > >
      > > > But the best part is that it's pure, brilliant Delany. The more I
      > read
      > > > it, the more I love this book.
      > >
      > > > I can't wait for it to be finished so everyone can have a chance
      > to
      > > > experience this fantastic novel.
      > >
      > > Thanks for the news!
      > >
      > > David Carlton
      > > carlton@
      > >
      >
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