What might put someone off DWJ was (none)

Ven ven at vvcrane.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 21:54:13 EDT 2001


Nat wrote

> Chrestomanci is not a godlike authority, it seems to me, rather he is 
> more of an irritable, overworked greatuncle. His authority is almost 
> never based on "Do what I say or risk my wrath." This allows him to 
> remain a human character, which visions of real God almost never are.
> 

It's not so much "Risk my wrath" as "Risk my looking at you with 
an extremely pained expression" with Chrestomanci"
Ven

"Any reader has the right to say of any text: "But I didn't think it was that good."

Samuel R Delany
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