Re: Mary Gentle [was Re: The Armageddon Rag]

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From: Tony Finch (
Date: Mon Oct 16 2000 - 09:42:24 PDT

"Meltsner, Kenneth" <> wrote:
>The Ash books are almost all out in the US -- #4 is expected in a
>month or so. They were published by Avon and slightly re-written to
>cope with the split into 4 bindings. The Ash hardcover is listed at
>17 pounds, which means it might be worth buying it from the UK
>instead of waiting for another $6.50 paperback.

I just picked up a paperback of Ash in Borders on Charing Cross Road.
It is ENORMOUS, with a price to match -- 15 pounds sterling.

>Of interest to geeks is Gentle's novella _To his own devices_, in the
>British _Scholars and Soldiers_, that involves hypertexts and her
>favorite, recurring Architect as well as computer-brain interfaces,
>artificial intelligences and a repressive British government.

Hmm, I'm sure I've read that published in a book by itself, but I
can't check that right now and as you say, Amazon is useless. I picked
it up in a bookshop on Oxford Street of Charing Cross Road, but other
than that I dunno.


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