What we've been reading...
pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Wed Apr 5 20:11:55 EDT 2000
On Wed, 5 Apr 2000, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
> Then I read a couple of books by Tim Powers just to go to the
> extreme opposite end of the spectrum. His stuff is so intense and
> bloody that I can't just pick it up any old time. But _Last Call_
> was very good.
I think _Last Call_ may be one of the two Tim Powers books I've
actually got around to reading - is it the one with the magic poker
games in it?
(Although even if I'm right, "the one with the magic poker games in
it" is a horrible description of the book, really :)
> Now I'm working my way through P.C. Hodgell's Kencyrath books. Nyah
> nyah nyah, all of you who don't own _Seeker's Mask_. :)
[insert incoherent foaming at the mouth here]
> Every time I read _God Stalk_ I wonder what I was thinking the first
> time. I sincerely did not understand this book at first.
What is there not to understand about it?
> Enough blathering for now, it's time to feed the beasts.
Thank you, I've already eaten. :)
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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