Literary Disappointments (was: The LKH thing)

Tue Feb 18 05:28:56 PST 2003

>Sheri Tepper.  She is not so much gone downhill as she is uneven.  Some
>stuff is great, some is awful.  There doesn't seem to be a middle ground.

Ah, yes -- the uneven author.  That another archetype altogether.

One, whom I consider a good example, is Harry Turtledove.  The man can 
write!  Some of his work is absolutely brilliant.  Alas, some of it is 
absolutely banal.

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