September 24, 2012
It's been years, even decades, since I last read those words.
"Helmut speaking for Boskone. Your report is neither complete nor conclusive."
Posted by: Jaked at September 24, 2012 10:12 PM (jg3Wg)
Posted by: Pixy Misa at September 24, 2012 11:09 PM (PiXy!)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 25, 2012 03:19 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: metaphysician at September 25, 2012 05:28 AM (3GCAl)
What? Oh, you said Doc Smith, not Doc Savage. My bad!
I also recommend his Skylark series. The parallels in the fourth book with some of Heinlein's later works are interesting..
Posted by: ubu at September 25, 2012 05:43 AM (SlLGE)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 25, 2012 05:59 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: J Greely at September 25, 2012 07:57 AM (2XtN5)
One thing I'm running into while reading Galactic Patrol is the same thing I ran into with some of the Nero Wolfe books: someone used a spell checker on the output of the OCR, and it's "fixed" some of the proper names.
In a couple of the Wolfe books, Orrie Cather has been renamed Orrie Gather. And just now, in the last part of Galactic Patrol, the planet Trenco has been renamed Trench. Sigh.
What's stupid about this is that in other Wolfe books, Orrie's name is right, and in the early part of Galactic Patrol they got Trenco's name right.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 25, 2012 08:44 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Dave Young at September 25, 2012 08:48 AM (ZPlWT)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 25, 2012 08:52 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 25, 2012 09:36 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: metaphysician at September 25, 2012 10:35 AM (3GCAl)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
At Chizumatic, we take pride in being incomplete, incorrect, inconsistent, and unfair. We do all of them deliberately.
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