Sword of Shanarra (wasLoTR Film (OT)
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
> > 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")
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