Dogsbody

Kathleen Jennings s368333 at student.uq.edu.au
Tue Jun 25 23:18:35 EDT 2002


Correction - Homeward Bounders, not Dogsbody. I'm not thinking straight.
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Hve blásnautt er hjarta sem einskis saknar.
How destitute is a heart that misses nothing.
       - Ýmir, Einar Benediktsson
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Kathleen Jennings
s368333 at student.uq.edu.au
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathleen Jennings" <s368333 at student.uq.edu.au>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 12:26 PM
Subject: Dogsbody


> Am starting a friend on DWJ (after getting through Prydain in double-quick
> time. I read the High King out loud in its entirety yesterday with one
break
> for dinner. I have a sore throat starting half-way along my tongue. We
> finished with me, as usual, in tears and her curled up on the floor with
her
> face buried in her arms). My sister brought Dogsbody back to Brisbane for
me
> and I'm not giving it to my friend until she has finished her exam today
> (yes, it is exams and we spent half a day reading aloud), so I've been
> flipping through it trying not to get hooked again just before I give it
> away. I remember it as a lot lighter than it actually is, but am enjoying
it
> more. Maybe I grew up a bit between readings (some books - the best
books -
> grow up with you).
> I have to say, I was really taken aback when I discovered some of the
darker
> side of DWJ - particularly Time of the Ghost, which was in the children's
> section of the library (wrong place for it in my opinion).
> Anyhoo, with the sort of stories she writes and what she reads (incl. some
> Aus. fantasy which when she *told* me about it had me looking over my
> shoulder when I was sitting against a brick wall) I'm hoping she'll enjoy
> it. She is going to start me on Tad Williams and I also have been lent
Terry
> Goodkind's Stone of Tears. Am in two minds after Wizard's First Rule.
Maybe
> this will clear things up. Somewhere in here I am also meant to be writing
a
> thesis.
> Wish me luck (with Dogsbody at least)!
> Kathleen
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> Hve blásnautt er hjarta sem einskis saknar.
> How destitute is a heart that misses nothing.
>        - Ýmir, Einar Benediktsson
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> Kathleen Jennings
> s368333 at student.uq.edu.au
>
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