revered authors

Robyn Starkey rohina at
Tue Mar 12 00:07:26 EST 2002

>Heh.  That's pretty much what I planned to say.  Is she a big fan of romance
>novels?  If that's all she reads, no wonder she thinks DWJ's relationships
>are contrived and last-minute.  :)  Seriously, though, ask her who she
>thinks DOES do relationships well--get four or five authors from her.  You
>can tell a LOT about people's reading tastes from the authors they revere.
>(My short list: DWJ, Terry Pratchett, Steven Brust, Lois McMaster Bujold,
>Connie Willis, Patricia McKillip.)

I like all of these, but maybe not in that order. Are we just talking 
fantasy writers? I have to add Garth Nix, but if we expand the genre thing 
I have more to add: Douglas Coupland, David Lodge, and if dead ones are 
allowed, then the list gets really long.


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