Literature Abuse

Mayaserana jenny.preston at virgin.net
Sun Apr 1 13:21:11 EDT 2001


>----- Original Message -----
>From: Kyra Jucovy <klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu>
>To: <dwj at suberic.net>
>Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 7:24 AM
>Subject: Re: Literature Abuse
>
>
>> Oh, this can be _very_ annoying though.  It frequently happens to
>> me with DWJ, which makes me happy.  The only problem is that it tends to
>> happen to me with authors like Piers Anthony and David Eddings as well,
>> and . . . when I start to think like them, I often want to kill
>> myself.  Oh, it's awful. . . .
>
>
>I agree - I finally weaned myself off Eddings after the second Belgarion
>sequence. His narrative can be quite gripping, but the style is so clumpy
it
>makes me scream out loud - eventually, I couldn't bring myself to read any
>more.


Hah.  I only realised after I'd spent 13 quid on The Redemption of Althalus
when it came out last year.  Although the Belgarion series is quite good in
comparison, hence the name...

Mayaserana

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