on hating Jordan
isidunil at yahoo.se
Fri Mar 15 13:54:13 EST 2002
--- Satu S Hlinovsky <skanervi at cc.helsinki.fi> skrev: > I
don't know how I feel about Rebecca's theory on why so
> many of us
> listees dislike Jordan. Here in Finland they are not, by
> the way, found
> next to one another, because JWJ is considered children's
> fantasy and
> JOrdan is considered 'adult' stuff...
That's the same over here in Sweden.
> The main reason for my dislike of his works is that when
> I tried reading
> some of his books I was bored stiff! How can anybody so
> boring sell enough
> to write such loooong series?
Well, well, hard to say. Some ppl most like his book. Me
for example. But I've turned bored of them as well. It was
just for a little time I was crazy about them, couple of
years ago. Same as with David Eddings's books, even a
longer time back, whenever it was, in the beginning of 90's
> > Aren't the characters of his (Jordan's) somewhat more
> > "paper-like" than DWJs? His characters haven't got the
> > depth that DWJs characters have. It's more that
> > Actually, it's no point comparing them, since DWJ is so
> > much better!!!
> > Jenny
> I agree with you on that, Jenny! Wholeheartedly, although
> I must say
> (taking a huge risk, here!) I have read even better books
> than those of hers...
Name them, please?? I'm longing for more books to read,lol.
My favourite number one is Robin Hobb. What do you all
think about her books?`
I think, she's really made ppl alive in her books, all ppl
are living their own lives, whatever the main character
himself is doing, others tend to go totally different ways
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