Literature Abuse

Mayaserana jenny.preston at
Tue Apr 17 13:16:03 EDT 2001

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Andinach <pandinac at>
To: dwj at <dwj at>
Date: 27 March 2001 02:21
Subject: Re: Literature Abuse

>On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Kyra Jucovy wrote:
>> His other two series not only have no redeeming qualities and the
>> same nearly unbearable style but also have the Child-Goddess
>> Aphrael, who is, I believe, the single most hateful character I have
>> ever encountered in literature.
>Now, I have always preferred the Elenium to the Belgariad hands-down
>-- possibly because it's much shorter. ;)
>I'm not sure what you mean about Aphrael being hateful.

Try 'unbelievably annoying and deserving of a long a painful death' ;o).
Although I never got around to the second Aphrael series...


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