Recommending books

Gross Family argross at bigpond.net.au
Thu Jun 27 10:10:48 EDT 2002


I wrote:

> > I think I've read one of these by John Bellairs, but the one I really
> loved
> > was his adult fantasy, _The Face in the Frost_, which is both funny and
> > scary.

Amaya replied:

> When I was a kid I was a die hard fan of John Bellairs after reading The
> Mummy The Will and the Crypt from my primary school library. The
irritating
> thing was that at the time it was almost impossible to get them anywhere
but
> America... and without the joy of shops like Amazon that meant I had to
wait
> months at a time for someone we knew to go to the US before I could get
more
> books.
>
> I still have all the books of his that I own but he's one of the authors I
> fully intend to complete the collection of at some point ... along with
many
> many others. Stupid money.

I think the book I read was called _The House with a Clock in its Walls_ or
something like that. Did you ever get to read _The Face in the Frost_? It's
well worth tracking down, if you're a Bellairs fan.

Ros

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