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Sunday, May 04, 2014

For The Kids

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to the HBO logo.

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jollyspaniard said...

I think that's the most quoted opening line of a SF novel ever.

Esebian said...

That's quite sad, if you think about it.

(And just emphasizes the ephemerality of SFnal "prediction".)

jollyspaniard said...

Not really, the quality of his stories is debatable but he's good at describing things. He's apeing Raymond Chandler essentially but you're allowed to do that.

Esebian said...

Thing is, will he be remembered better or worse than Chandler is today 55 years after his passing? And will this future generation glean as much meaning from his descriptions as from Chandler's?