Re: RARA-AVIS: Noir Manifesto

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 31 Oct 2005

Ivan Van Laningham wrote:

I assume that Jennings uses the term "hermaphrodite" himself and in the book, and writes (to judge from the amazon reviews) Thorn as a person with full, functioning male and female genitalia. This just isn't medically very likely, but what can one expect from a science fiction potboiler?

************** Why do you assume that Jennings uses the term in the book? It's not science fiction. More in the realm of historical fiction. And what does potboiler mean? Isn't that some kind of a slight?


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