Re: RARA-AVIS: end of the world fiction

From: foxbrick (
Date: 13 Jan 2008

--- In, Jess Nevins <jjnevins@...> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: DJ-Anonyme@...
> >
> >Going though some stacks of my books, I ran across Westlake's Humans.
> >Never read it. How is it?
> I think it's -very- good. Not a novel that gets much discussed by
> the sf/f fans I know, but still extremely entertaining. Well worth
> reading.

I've been meaning to read it, since Westlake's a better writer of fantasy and sf than even he gives himself credit for (and always forgiving the remarkably foolish ANARCHAOS). It's more a fantasy than a "realisitc" or otherwise science-fictional end of the world story, though, isn't it?

Todd Mason

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