Yellow viscous oil, yield40%, [x]D20 - 49.1 (c 1.14, CH3OH); 1H NMR (400 MHz, CD3OD): and 1.50-1.58 (m, 4H, CH2),1.84-2.16 (m, 10H, CH2), 2.35 (s, 6H, N-CH3), 2.42-2.52 (m, 2H, Pro-CH2), 2.58-2.67 (q, 2H, J 9.2 Hz,Pro-N-CH2), 3.38 (t, 2H, J 8.2 Hz, Pro-N-CH2),3.78 (t, 2H, J 8.2 Hz, Pro-N-CH), 4.72 (t, 4H, J 5.8 Hz, Pyr- N-CH2), 8.12 (t, 2H, J 6.2 Hz, Pyr
),8.64 (d, 2H, J 8.2 Hz, Pyr
), 9.03 (d, 2H, J 5.8 Hz,Pyr), 9.17 (s, 2H, Pyr
) ppm; FTIR (atr): 3033,2935, 2859, 2788, 1629, 1500, 1456, 1373, 1344,1151 cm-1.
In the anarchic country of James Enge's fantasy novel A Guile of Dragons (Pyr
), all services, even defense, are provided through voluntary arrangements.
The power, joy, and wonder of story is a central tenet, as voiced by Sweetness Engineer when she puzzles over how to justify to her family all that has transpired: "Would they believe her when she pleaded story?" Pyr
(www.pyrsf.com), an imprint of Prometheus Books, is to be congratulated on bringing out this brilliant book, previously unpublished in the United States.