sodgers at tassie.net.au
Wed Jul 25 12:08:20 EDT 2001
Becca said -
> I just read Remake a few weeks ago, and I think it was the only book
> by Connie Willis that I really disliked. (I think I'd better
> give this a spoiler space now...)
She then came up with some very perceptive comments. I've not read the book
in question, but the points raised go a long way to explain why I dislike
satire so much...
For me, fiction holds up a window to a world where things can be set right.
The imperfect becomes, if not perfect, at least more heroic in its failure.
I don't care for books which take something imperfect and make it worse.
DWJ ref? DWJ takes the imperfect and makes it interesting, heroic and often
I rest my case.
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