Dark Lord in paperback/Various musings
Philip.Belben at pgen.com
Philip.Belben at pgen.com
Thu Jan 6 10:44:55 EST 2000
> I've just bought a copy of the Dark Lord of Derkholm in the
> new UK paperback edition (ISBN 1857989368 ?6.99) so I at
> last have my own copy! Hurrah!
> pictures of the supposed Dark Lord on the cover. Maybe it's
> designed to appeal to those readers who will only buy
> mega-multi volume SF series type books. (That's the feeling
> I got when I saw the covers for the 'Dalemark Quartet'
> books, but then I have a hard time thinking of them as a
> 'quartet', I mean they were never described as the
> 'Dalemark Trilogy' when I read & reread them as a child,
> but I digress).
> However DWJ is my favourite author. I'm still trying to
> track down a copy of Puss in Boots. Has anyone actually
> seen this in a bookshop? Buying on the internet is all very
> well, but it's not as fun as browsing in bookshops.
Gosh, no. I looked up the ISBN on Amazon and walked down to my local bookshop
to order it.
(Bookshop is run by a friend. She: "Who's it for?" Me: "To complete my
collection of DWJ, of course!" When I collected the book, she won that
exchange, by remarking "let me know if you have difficulty with any of the long
> I'm now looking forward to rereading Dark Lord. Don't you
> just love the sarcastic geese?
Genetically Modified is the term, I believe :-) Yes I do, but I just _adore_
Scales. Don't blame Lydda at all (although Scales seems to have no idea how to
keep her at a proper distance...)
Hey, just thought! Are those sheep borrowed from Tanith Lee's _East of
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