DWJ Reviews (Was: Re: The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson)
hallieod at indigo.ie
Fri Sep 20 08:18:06 EDT 2002
>On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:
>|Which leads me to the question part of this: where did DWJ review
>|TTL? Presumably in some British paper, but which one? Does anyone
>|see her reviews around? I really wondered if taking the two lines
>|out of context had altered the opinion she actually gave, but then
>|tried a google search and saw all these rave reviews, so maybe I'm
>|just weird in my response on this one.
>publishers send books off to authors and say "read this, give me a
>blurb!" It's unlikely to be a published review.
Thanks, I'm sure that's probably it. I was thinking of Philip
Pullman, who regularly reviews (or used to, at least) children/YA
books in the Guardian, and a couple of others, whose names escape me
atm. Oh, and I remembered the not-so-positive reviewer of _Coraline_
as saying that DWJ (and Pullman?) had reviewed it recently. Probably
he didn't say exactly that.
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