owlcroft wrote:That's good to hear.
My personal feeling is that it will be good to have access at least to the unobtainable and never-printed works at virtually any price. And I think they know or believe that much of the initial readership will be a small but highly dedicated cadre of readers who feel as I do, and are marketing appropriately. As many commentators have observed over the years, Lafferty is the proverbial "caviar to the masses", and very few of his works ever sold well to the general public. As often happens to talented writers with a taste for the speculative, he fell between two bar stools: too literary for the genre fans, and too genre-"tainted" for the soi-disant literati.
Yakushima wrote:Yes, good observation! Despite my initial misgivings about the price and composition of this collection, and about the direction this whole project seems to be taking, I jumped on it and pre-ordered the first volume. Fingers crossed! Too bad they did not take a more sistematic approach to the selection of the stories for each volume. Have all of them been published before? I see a couple of titles I don't recognize right away.
Yakushima wrote:An update on Lafferty status from the Centipede Press newsletter:
"I should have [...]The Man Who Made Models in by mid December."
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