One informal analysis suggests short first names are strongly correlated with higher salaries. They are bad in several ways, and modern glyphs are little better. For example, v and w, or m and n. People confuse them all the time, both in reading and in writing.
For that reason alone, it would be significant to me. I cannot be certain, because that was a quarter century ago, inand I don't remember much about that year except for the 9: In those days I read mostly nonfiction -- very little fiction of any sort -- but a buddy introduced me to sci fi in that, my sophomore year of high school.
Only Bradbury has had staying power for me. And of course Ellison. That year a small ad for this brand-new book ran in the New York Times Book Review, which I used to read at the public library in order to reserve for new books before the library got them in. The ad included a splash quote from Bradbury: Harlan Ellison is now a better short story writer than you will ever be again during the rest of your lives.
But of course I was intrigued.
What I do remember is that several stories blew me away to an extent I could not recall ever happening with a short story before.
I read some of them aloud to my girlfriend. Several times in the ensuing decades our lives intersected in a glancing manner I never could have imagined. During a long dry period in southern Oregon I lectured on Ellison and his work at the Douglas County Library probably about and prevailed on the library to buy some of his books for their collection.
After the typographical debacles of the first two Edgeworks volumes, I wrote to him. In the winter of I proofread Slippage and Edgeworks Vol.
But you know you are holding pure storytelling gold -- no, platinum! Elsewhere there are better individual tales than many of the ones in this book; but there are a lot more clunkers as well.
If there is one suit this collection comes up short in, it would be humor. This is a heavy buncha stories. A better recommendation for the Ellison newbie might be Strange Wine, Shatterday, or Stalking the Nightmare, unless the person clearly has a strong stomach.
This book is a cold, hard rap to the temple. But hey I read it first and I survived. The theme of this book is God or rather, gods. Though Yahweh or someone like him makes an appearance here and there, most of these stories address other, newer gods who rule the lives of humans or more accurately, to whom humans give power over themselves -- consciously or without sufficient heed.
The god of speed. The god of beauty. The god of money. The god of mechanical and technological advances. The god of spurious dreams. The gods of smog, rock, voyeurism, and Freudian guilt.
As I said, this book is a heavy one. That is, if you think simply in terms of plot, as opposed to the thrills of pungent prose and electrifying ideas. After gamboling in the two- to eight-page intros to all the stories in Strange Wine and Shatterday, one feels prepared to write a short but colorful biography of the man just on the strength of the raw material from these disparate sources.
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