recommended reads & questions

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at
Fri Mar 1 12:35:17 EST 2002

On Fri, 01 Mar 2002 10:25:13 -0700, Robyn Starkey wrote:

>I have obviously been going through my emails where people recommend books, 
>after Freedom and Necessity (excellent), I and have finally caught up and 
>read Bridge of Birds (v.g.). I also read The Story of the Stone, which was 
>good but not as good as the first one. Can someone tell me how many more 
>there are in the series, and do they retain the quality, or is it all a bit 
>downhill after the first one.

The only other one is _Eight Skilled Gentlemen_.  It's about the same as the
other.  I like all three, though _Bridge of Birds_ is probably the best.
But it's worth finding the third.

>I have heard a rumour, from a reasonably reliable source that Garth Nix's 
>Abhorsen, which was supposed to be out around now, will not make an 
>appearance until June or July. Sigh.  I was hoping someone might contradict 

Nah, I'd be glad for it to wait until then, when I have money to buy it.  :)

Melissa Proffitt
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