predatory cities (Was Re: recommended authors

Nat Case ncase at
Sat Jun 8 19:24:09 EDT 2002

At 9:50 PM +1000 6/8/02, Sally Odgers wrote:
>  > > sounds good. Predatory cities? Hmm. I've got this
>>  > idea
>>  > for living cities for
>>  > one of my stories, so I hope it's not another idea
>>  > to
>>  > be put in the "Been
>>  > Done" list.
>I remember reading one of the "Cities in Flight" series by - um - either
>Edward Blishen or James Blish when I was young. And there's McCaffrey's "The
>City Who Fought".
>ODWJR - Time City isn't predatory, exactly, but it's a bit unnerving.

Don't forget Diane Duane's "other" New Yorks in the first and also 
the most recent of her books. Not exactly a predatory city as a 
single organism, but kind of similar.

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