Re: RARA-AVIS: Westlake

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 05 Jan 2009

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    --- In, "foxbrick" <foxbrick@...> wrote:

    > That's [Anarchaos is] a kind way of putting it. As I've noted at
    length on Ed
    > Gorman's blog, this is easily and by far my least favorite Westlake,
    > since it so blatantly misrepresnts even the worst of the anarchist
    > figures, much less the best of them, he cites as the progenitors of
    > the insane society portrayed here (a colony of Parkers on another
    > planet).

    I took it to be just a crazy ride written without much seriousness. I didn't take offense at the portrayals, though Anarchaos not a favorite of mine, either, not by a long shot. I have a hunch that he had two ideas going and he tried to join them...



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