--- In email@example.com, "jacquesdebierue"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "foxbrick" <foxbrick@> wrote:
> > That's [that ANARCHAOS is "crazy"] 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
> > since it so blatantly misrepresnts even the worst of the
> > figures, much less the best of them, he cites as the progenitors
> > the insane society portrayed here (a colony of Parkers on
> > planet).
> I took it to be just a crazy ride written without much
> didn't take offense at the portrayals, though Anarchaos not a
> of mine, either, not by a long shot. I have a hunch that he had two
> ideas going and he tried to join them...
Or his rage was either Deeply Coded, or very misplaced, or both.
I'm afraid that I took the initial bit of hostility to be very
serious, indeed...it ain't BIRTH OF A NATION (or even, say, Robert
Heinlein's FARNHAM'S FREEHOLD or PD James's THE CHILDREN OF MEN),
but it ain't the rational observation of his characters' plight that
I expect, and otherwise always got, from Westlake, either.
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