DWJ's answers: Harry Potter

Gross Family argross at bigpond.net.au
Sun Sep 2 18:35:03 EDT 2001


Hallie wrote:

> The one I found really, really disappointing was _Shadow of Albion_
> by Andre Norton and Rosemary Edgehill.  I saw it on Amazon shortly
> after reading S&C and the Mairelon books and was so excited at the
> idea of another Regency/fantasy.  You lot have got me well and truly
> trained not to use the "B-word" about a book, (and it got 4 stars
> from 12 reviews on Amazon, so some people obviously like it!), but I
> *didn't*.  At all.  Had I seen what RE had to say about it in an
> author's review, I might have expected less:  "James Bond meets Jane
> Austen in a Regency that never was".    Anyway, I felt better when I
> saw a chunk from their second book in the series on Ansible's Thog's
> Masterclass. :)

I bought this one at a remaindered book sale and haven't read it yet! It's
*awful* when you start a book all excited and are so disappointed. Having
heard this from you, I may put off reading this for a while. When I get to
it, if I disagree with your reaction, I'll let you know!

Ros



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