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Thread: Anne McCaffrey (1926-2011) RIP
Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011, 08:38 AM #1
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Anne McCaffrey (1926-2011) RIP
Just heard that Anne McCaffrey died on 21st November.
In Memoriam: Anne McCaffrey (1926-2011)
I've always enjoyed her work, and I've just been introducing my daughter to the Pern series.
So sad to see another of the sci-fi authors of my youth go.Plane Sailing
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Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011, 10:45 AM #2
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Sad news indeed. My daughter is also almost old enough for the Pern books (easy sell for a girl who is a huge fan of dragons in all their varieties) and we were talking about Pern just the other day, so this is very poignant. Really enjoyed her books and characters over the years. A great contribution to the genre and will be sadly missed.
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Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011, 07:40 PM #3
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Her novels were some of the most enthralling and memorable I read growing up. She will be sadly missed.
Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011, 08:47 PM #4
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In addition to Pern, I also really enjoyed her Brainship and psionic series.
Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011, 09:18 PM #5
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Wow... I'm sorry to hear this. She was a gifted writer, who wrote imaginative and vivid worlds. Our world is a little less bright for her loss.
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