237Re: Wolfe and Sandman
- Jun 23, 1999W.B.Honey wrote:
> I've read The Book of the New Sun about five times now, and it gets > bigger and wiser every time, so I don't see that it can beI agree that BNS has so much in it that you find something new each
> dismissed as 'the least' of Gene Wolfe's works.
time. I love your "bigger and wiser" phrese; it fits beautifully.
>Unfortunately, I can't find a copy. I suppose I could just look on
> I love his short stories. Did you ever read Bibliomen?
Amazon.com, but love the challenge of coming up with bargains in an old
dusty book shop.
>A friend loaned me his copies (one by one, the little twerp! :)) but
> (Oddly enough, I discovered Gaiman through Wolfe's introduction of the
> Sandman collection Fables and Reflections. I'd heard about it, but it
> took that to make me get over my 'but it's a comic' reaction.)
once I read one, it hooked me. I was pleasantly surprised that GW had
written an intro to the series. Made me feel all the more confident
that we were getting some great stuff. ---djb.