Hey! An On Topic Post
ven at vvcrane.fsnet.co.uk
Thu Jul 12 20:21:51 EDT 2001
Dorian said about Cart and Cwidder
> Well, yes, okay, I grant you, all that stuff (that I've snipped) does
> happen. But for some reason, it still *feels* to me like a book in which
> nothing much happens. I don't know. I think part of it is that I read all
> four of the series in one go (it had been years since I'd had "Drowned
> Ammet" out of the library), and for me, "Crown of Dalemark" was the best,
> closely followed by "The Spellcoats". I'm not sure, maybe those two
> overshadowed "Cart and Cwidder" for me. Or maybe it's just that I could
> never get particularly interested in any of the characters. Or possibly a
> combination. At any rate, C&C is still my absolute least favourite DWJ
It's a road trip book, as are all the Dalemark books essentially.
Each of them has a long journey at it's heart, in C +C the trip
takes up virtually the whole book. It was the first one i read so I had
no overshadowing problem.
> (back on CoD)
> > > And...and...and...I just love it. It's a buttercup-yellow book. :-)
> > I absolutley agree, except I think there's some very nice fresh
> > green in there too.
> Yes, you're right. That improbable green of brand-new spring leaves. :-)
It's just like a lovely spanish bowl I have, yellow, with a pattern of
magic, if present, can do almost anything
Diana Wynne Jones
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