OT: Native Tongue

Laurel lalamme at gru.net
Mon Dec 1 12:05:14 EST 2003

Robyn Starkey wrote:

> Hey erudite dwj-ers!
> I am just finishing putting together an abstract for a paper on 
> Suzette Haden Elgin's Native Tongue. I was wondering if any of you 
> have read it (and the sequels), and if so, if you might like to look 
> at my abstract and make a comment. The paper is for a conference on SF 
> and social change. 

I have read Native Tongue and two sequels and would be interested in 
your abstract.

Hallie O'Donovan wrote:

> Charlie:
>> DWJ has written a review of Cornelia Funke's *Inkheart* in today's 
>> Guardian
>> (my internet browser playing up so I can't give the URL just now - the
>> general homepage is http://www.guardian.co.uk/).
>> Anyone here read it? (After all, we shouldn't trust those darn 
>> critics...
>> :-))
> I was going to ask the same question - and add one: anyone read  _The 
> Thief Lord_, which seemed to get more of a rave?  I got it because of 
> DWJ's rec, but wasn't that impressed. 

I also didn't care for _The Thief Lord_ very much, although I liked 
several of the author's ideas - the carousel, the hiding place in the 
theater - and so was left wondering if perhaps the author's style did 
not translate very well.  Has anyone read it in German?


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