[OT] Chung Kuo
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Sun Jan 2 04:19:18 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 1:55 AM, Amedee Van Gasse
<amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be> wrote:
> Op 31-12-10 02:00, Liam Proven schreef:
>> On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Amedee Van Gasse
>> <amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be> wrote:
>>> I'll give you a world government. Chung Kuo. :-p
>>> But don't worry. In 1990, the New York Times felt that David Wingrove's
>>> vision of a Chinese-dominated future was unlikely and 'ungrounded in
>>> historical process'.
>>> Yeah right...
>> Ha! Yes indeed.
>> I only read the 1st book - the writing does not match up to the size
>> of the idea, and there are a lot of them in the series - 10 books, I
>> But it stuck in my mind nonetheless. It may yet be shown to be prescient.
> This year the series will be republished, with extra material. Yay!
(*Goes to check*)
Ah. My mistake. 8 books.
The reissue does sound interesting, though. Apparently it will take
until 2015 for them all to appear, though; I might wait 'til then.
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