DWJ in Today's Guardian, and untrimmed pages
emmaco at tpg.com.au
Fri Apr 25 00:11:46 EDT 2003
At 10:55 23/04/03 +0100, minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:
>Anna pointed out
> > There's a DWJ article in todays Guardian, I've put a link to the
> >online story below, there's a photo in the print edition. I was
> >especially interested in what she has to say about JK Rowling...
>Her husband (whose name they got wrong) apparently said sadly that he saw
>no sign in the article of the intelligence he thought he had detected in
>the interviewer; and I didn't think the photo did her justice. But I do
>love it when DWJ is gently kind about JK Rowling and the possibility that
>JKR read DWJ as a child. I think I once heard JKR saying on the radio that
>she admired DWJ's work.
I wasn't that impressed with the article. I think the darker aspects of
Diana's work were over-emphasised, and disliked inaccuracies such as
"So, in her latest novel, The Merlin Conspiracy - her first for 10 years -
the wizard world is one of detached families; nobody stays together."
But yes, it is good that the books are more widely known these days. And I
agree that finding out that we are a cult readership is surprising but
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