Favorite Vlad Quip...

Maximilian Wilson wilson.max at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 11:08:45 PST 2006

On 2/9/06, Philip Hart <philiph at slac.stanford.edu> wrote:
> I like those quips more than some of the others from _Issola_
> cited earlier, e.g. the hissy-cow.  Esp. in isolation I get a cutesy,
> what-the-reader-wants not what-the-reader-needs feel from them.
> Vlad sometimes feels too, hmm, infantilized? in _I_.

Maybe, in his own crabby way, he's just enjoying seeing his old friends again?

Issola is by far my favorite /Vlad/ book, perhaps because of all the dialogue.


Be pretty if you are,
Be witty if you can,
But be cheerful if it kills you.