Sudden Wild Magic (was: Re: Re new US Ogre downstairs)

Philip.Belben at Philip.Belben at
Wed Apr 17 03:54:51 EDT 2002

Ven, replying to Christian:

> I just picked up the British hardback of A Sudden
> Wild Magic (red flamy cover) for 2 squid from the

squid?  is that short for Sterling Quid or something? :-)

> charity shop across the road. I'd already got the
> US hardback, sickly green cover, horrible picture
> of Gladys (I'm afraid I already know of a good
> home for the spare, when I decide which one that
> is). Anyhow, getting a new copy prompted me to a
> reread and I was just so convinced the text had
> been radically changed ......... until I dug out
> the earlier copy and found it to be identical.

My Papa had a similar experience, I think with SWM.

I don't know the US hardback, but the Avonova edition has a misprint in one of
the girls' names when they're walking to Marceny's house from the grove, and
this misprint is corrected in the Gollancz edition.


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