> From: Richard Congdon [mailto:richard at pikachu.harvard.edu] > For my part, I suspect that there is no one on the list that > has not read all the Vlad books. I base this on the A bold generalization. :). If Ken's still on the list, I believe that he has not. However, he may have bailed out because of the activity (which you address below). > supposition that if someone is interested enough in the books > to have subscribed to this very active list, they are a real Well..., I don't regard this as an _very_ active list but it's definitely a subjective thing. > fan. Perhaps not a big enough fan to buy the hardcovers, but > they're all out in paperback now. Being a fan doesn't mean they will be able to read all the books, immediately. There are numerous limiting factors: Availability at the library, finances, time, having a life... Surely there are "fans" without about "fanatical" :). I mean, not everyone has time to seek out every book that Brust has published, yes?