Sword of Shanarra (wasLoTR Film (OT)

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 12 17:59:33 EDT 2002


--- Philip.Belben at powertech.co.uk wrote:
 
> John Noble wrote:
>
> > hated "Sword of Shanarra" as a cheap copy (I loved
> Lin
> > Carter's description of it as "a war crime of a
> > novel") 
> I generally use "Sword of Shannara" as an example
> when I'm distinguishing
> between books I don't happen to like, and books that
> are intrinsically bad.
> 
> I quite like Brooks's Landover novels - I don't find
> them deep, but they're a
> pleasant read, and the cultural background is
> sincerely modern American - but
> after the first trilogy I have no wish to read
> another Shannara book...
I don't mind the landovers either. One of my two all
time favorite cover blurbs is "in the tradition of
Sword of Shanarra". (The other is "From the publishers
of Star Wars")

Jon Noble



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