Literary pet peeves

hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Wed Mar 19 09:20:58 EST 2003


> > Using a phrase twice in twenty books is using it so many times it
> > becomes trite?
> 
> Maybe he used it more often than that! And it was such a specific phrase...
>
I don't know about the other 18 books, but he used it in both the books I read. I might allow him to use it one more time - but only when writing as Iain M. Banks. :)

Charlie



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