Favourite segues

Otter Perry ottertee at earthlink.net
Wed Apr 2 11:33:11 EST 2003



Jon Noble wrote:
> 
> I'd like to nominate a candidate for worst; ER
> Eddison's "The worm ouroborus" (an otherwise excellent
> book) where the fantasy world (mercury iirc) is
> entered through a dream by a central character who is
> completely forgotten after about 50 pages. An
> achievement surely unique in literature.
> 
> Jon

Hmmm.  What about the beginning of _Taming of the
Shrew_ by Mr. Shakespeare?  The whole play within
a play thing disappears ....
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