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Re: Kernu Grammar
On Sat, 19 Jun 1999, Andrew Smith wrote:
> I spoke too soon. The Librarians of Time and Space came through. A
> parcel arrived in my letterbox with enough stamps on it to sink a
> philatelist - for which I think the philatelist will be grateful.
I got to cancel them myself! :) I don't think there's a stamp on there
newer than about 1977. One or two go back to WWII.
> The Kernu Grammar has arrived - a much nicer and more accurate version
> to sit on my shelf beside the first edition.
Only be careful with that older edition. Out of Date grammars have a
tendency to combust spontaneously.
> When I go see the latest instalment of War in the Heavens, Eidolonic
> Endangerment, I'll have to keep my eyes open for the Thousand Elephants in
> a World Gone Mad.
I think that's where the Emperor invades Queen Whatsername's planet.
Striking bit of kinematography, that. And the scene at the end of the
Civil War, where they burn the whole city down, with the dread monsters
and passionate love - takes one's breath away. :)
> - andrew.