Talk:John Varley (author)

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Dang--I forgot to sign the edit and provide a summary. Here it is, if someone can add it:

Added discussion of the Heinleiner's in two of Varley's novels, and the convict society in one of them. adamsj--not a user http://www.jzip.org/

Story != Collection[edit]

What's the deal with this item in the short story collections section?:

"Overdrawn At The Memory Bank (Short Story) (1976)"

Even if it's some separate chapbook it wouldn't seem to be a collection and should be removed if that's the case. It's collected in The Peristence of Vision, anyway.

Also, I disambiguated a bum link as mentioned in the article's changelog but I probably did it wrong - if someone could do it the Wiki Way, that'd be great.

-- Oh yeah - and if the Gaea trilogy is separated out in the book list, so probably should the Red Rolling Thunder Lightning books. `Course, arguably the future history novels should be, too, but those are looser.

—Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.221.125.141 (talk) 03:55, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Original Research query[edit]

I removed a query re original research from the assertion that Varley is "noteworthy for the frequent prominence of female characters", and rewrote the sentence to make the point clearer. Clute's _Dictionary Of Science Fiction_ makes the point at some length, and I'm sure a search of reviews and zines in the 80s literature will find plenty of similar assertions. MarkBernstein (talk) 22:06, 21 June 2009 (UTC)