Robin Hobb (not Hobbs)
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Fri Jun 28 12:51:07 EDT 2002
On Fri, 28 Jun 2002 10:28:08 -0400 (EDT), deborah wrote:
>On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Kathleen Jennings wrote:
>|I don't seem to recall having the same harrowing experience as everyone
>|else. Maybe because I didn't like Fitz as much as the story. I *did* like
>|that little critter bent on revenge.
>I found it harrowing, but loved the books. I found it harrowing
>primarily because I've read all the books as they came out
>(rather than waiting for a complete series)
So did we! I can remember Jacob calling bookstores when the third one came
out, trying to find one within reasonable driving distance that actually had
it in. It made everything seem...longer, I suppose.
> an Hobb books tend to
>spend the entire second book and parts of the first and third
>*horribly*. Everything that can go unjustly, does. The bad guys
>have universal acclaim for their evil actions.
>I get enough of that watching the news, thanks,
>It makes her not-quite-fair-enough endings okay me, because at
>least suffering isn't like it was 300 pages ago.
Hehehe, I love that. That's exactly true.
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