@manwhoyells yeah! i thought we had talked about this this weekend, maybe not, huh – 03:50 PM GMT
@keithpille just finished a reread. It is his first Culture book. I think the prose shows that, somewhat. I was struck by use of set-pieces. – 10:19 PM GMT
@arthurwyatt @keithpille that’s interesting. I just read ‘Games’, ‘Background’, and ‘Phlebas’ in that order. – 10:34 PM GMT
@arthurwyatt @keithpille I actually felt ‘Background’ was the strongest, with the best-realized worldbuilding. – 10:35 PM GMT