Literature Abuse

otheng otheng at kinghenry8.coventry.sch.uk
Mon Mar 26 07:43:32 EST 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: Kyra Jucovy <klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 7:24 AM
Subject: Re: Literature Abuse


> Oh, this can be _very_ annoying though.  It frequently happens to
> me with DWJ, which makes me happy.  The only problem is that it tends to
> happen to me with authors like Piers Anthony and David Eddings as well,
> and . . . when I start to think like them, I often want to kill
> myself.  Oh, it's awful. . . .


I agree - I finally weaned myself off Eddings after the second Belgarion
sequence. His narrative can be quite gripping, but the style is so clumpy it
makes me scream out loud - eventually, I couldn't bring myself to read any
more.

Gill

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