alternate identity (travelling in Europe)

Nat Case ncase at
Tue Aug 7 09:21:53 EDT 2001

>  > Bringing things back to topic, I think I've noted before that despite
>>  a good sense of setting, DWJ seems to mostly get away without
>>  actually using preexisting places. Bristol in Fire and Hemlock and in
>>  Deep Secret are exceptions, but a few I really wanted to see, like
>>  the Jamie's city in Homeward Bounders, simply don't exist.
>I was under the impression that Jamie's city IS a real place. I though it
>was Birmingham, but I'm not sure.

It's close, but perhaps someone who is familiar with the city could 
confirm it's more of a agglomeration of several Midlands industrial 
cities, Birmingham among them.

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