gnod writer's map

Elizabeth Evans er.evans at auckland.ac.nz
Wed Jul 23 19:28:03 EDT 2003


Ven said
<snip>
> >Off to play with this site some more........ once
> >I've given the url
> >
> >:http://www.gnooks.com/

and Robyn said:
<snip>
>
> Lois McMaster Bujold came up as similar to a bunch of people I had never
> heard of, who seem to be male thriller authors. Georgette Heyer
> came up as similar (presumably because of the attribution in A Civil
Campaign), but
> not Charlotte Bronte, Dorothy Sayers or Jane Austen, who are all just as
> similar to Bujold as Heyer. Georgette Heyer herself is similar to
> Shakespeare. Shakespeare is, apparently, not at all similar to William
> Shakespeare.
>
> The most amusing one was Geoffrey Chaucer, who apparently has a lot in
> common with Chaim Potok. Oh, and Douglas Adams.

Barbara Cartland apparently has something in common with Stephen King and
Edgar Allan Poe, and even more in common with Len Deighton and John Le
Carre. Maybe someone out there thinks of Barbara Cartland's stories as
horror stories?
Regards
Elizabeth.

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