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Book Review: Tales of the Velvet Comet - Phil's Rambling Rants
January 4th, 2005
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Book Review: Tales of the Velvet Comet

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From:trektone
Date:January 4th, 2005 08:04 pm (UTC)
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I think I read the first book of the sequence when it came out, but wasn't excited enough to pick up the others. Maybe they work better, despite their differences, as a whole.

And I'd always thought he was both very visible (maybe more as a personality and an editor than a writer) and mostly well-liked. He won a Nebula and a few Hugos so I wouldn't consider him all that underappreciated. Were you commenting on this specific bunch of books or in general?
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From:tigertoy
Date:January 5th, 2005 04:41 am (UTC)
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I'm commenting in general. He has won some awards for his shorter fiction, and he's not unknown, but I don't think he's on many people's short lists of the best SF writers, and I think he should be. In other words, he's not unappreciated, but he is underappreciated relative to how good a writer he is.
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