Connie Willis

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Fri Jun 8 00:35:16 EDT 2001


On Fri, 8 Jun 2001 00:23:01 -0400 (EDT), deborah wrote:

>On Thu, 7 Jun 2001 alexandra.bolintineanu at utoronto.ca wrote:
>|Yay!  Another convert! :)
>|
>|Yes, do try the short stories.  The three collections I've read are
>|- Fire Watch (lots of very dark stories, enormously well done)
>|- Impossible Things (includes the hilarious Even the Queen)
>|- Miracle and Other Christmas Stories (well, Christmas stories--with book
>|recommendations from Connie Willis in the afterword!)
>
>But be careful: "All My Darling Daughters" is really really
>upsetting.  Gross.  Vile.

Oh, seconded heartily.  I can't bring myself to reread it.

>ObDWJ: _Uncharted Territories_ is my favorite Willis in a very
>DWJ-like sort of way.

I like the way the narrator's gender is obscure for about half the book.
THAT is something DWJ would do.  :)

Melissa Proffitt
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