starting Abhorsen discussion
emmaco at tpg.com.au
Wed Apr 16 07:04:42 EDT 2003
At 05:31 14/04/03 -0600, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>Using Kyra's post as a jumping-off platform....
> >(and my discussion will include all three books, because I didn't get to
> >discuss _Sabriel_ and _Lirael_ before)
>The thing I decided when I finished _Abhorsen_ is that I would like to read
>more about these characters, but not in the sense of wanting a sequel. I
>liked the people enough that I wished some of the other things that happened
>to them could be told. And, yes, I would also want to read about their
>lives later on, like just how Sabriel and Lirael learn to be sisters, and so
>forth. Or something from the Ancelstierre side of things. They were good
>Anyway, overall it felt like a satisfying ending--however, I felt the same
>way about _Sabriel_. If Nix ever does set any more books in this world, I
>wonder what he would write about? He sure does the cataclysmic
>end-of-the-world thing well....
I think there's room to talk more about the wallmakers. And I'd like to
read more about the Clayr. Although I have to say that when I started
_Lirael_ I was thinking "where were these cool people before? What's the
pooint of seeing forward if they couldn't stop the whole royal famiy being
Anyway, having added my wish list for a possible sequel, I must dash off
and finish packing the car for our Easter holiday. I hope everyone else has
a good break (if they get one). Let me add my thanks to the list in general
for about 2/3 of my reading last year...and for recommending cool authors
like Lois McMaster Bujold and Connie Willis before that (I can't imagine
not having read them now!).
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