Regency and other fantasy
hallieod at indigo.ie
Mon Sep 3 14:00:41 EDT 2001
>I wanted to suggest this "Sherlock - Holmes - Age" fantasy, but
>Hallie was faster.
>I also enjoyed "Death of the Necromancer" by Martha Wells. I have to
>admit that I was at first sceptical if fantasy could work in this
>setting, but this book
>convinced me it can.
>Some people at amazon thought it was too close to e.g. Holmes, but I liked the
>allusions a lot: I thought they were funny.
Oh no! Sherlock Holmes? I never picked up a hint of it. How humiliating...
> And she manages a character close to
>"gay mage" whom I still found touching...
That's a good reference! I found him very touching (in fact, I had
to check the end to see whether or not he survived so I didn't get
any nasty surprises.)
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