Teaching Dark Lord

Ian W. Riddell iwr77 at hotmail.com
Tue May 14 15:36:55 EDT 2002


>From: Philip.Belben at powertech.co.uk
>Reply-To: dwj at suberic.net
>To: dwj at suberic.net
>Subject: Re: Teaching Dark Lord
>Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 16:36:29 +0100
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>Jackie is reporting on her literature course:
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> > for these last couple of weeks of class, we read another fantasy novel,
> > Mr. Was, and a chapter explaining fantasy and science fiction in our
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>Pardon my ignorance - I've never heard of Mr Was.
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It's a dark time-travel novel by Pete Hautman. It felt, to me, like it had 
similar atmosphere to a David Almond book.

An interesting use of multiple-document narrative.

A very satisfying read.

widdy


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