dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #747

Ian W. Riddell iwriddell at charter.net
Wed Nov 12 15:16:00 EST 2003

On Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 01:32  PM, Sarah wrote:
>> Oh! That makes such perfect sense! hee hee. (I'm assuming it's the
>> first one with all the personified stars).
> That was one of my favourites in the book, especially the portrayal of  
> Delight.
>> I love that these two love each other's work so much. It makes my
>> enjoyment of both of them that much greater!
> And of course makes it all the easier to introduce DWJ books to rabid  
> Sandman fans. 'Well, your hero rates them...'
> My number one problem with introducing any of Gaiman's books to people  
> I know is that I must not be pronouncing his name clearly, because  
> half the time I get a wondering stare and the question, 'Neil Diamond  
> writes books? Is there no END to the man's talents?'

Gaiman is pronounced "Gay-m'n" according to Neil's own Web site. That  
should alleviate the confusion :-)


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two  
opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the  
ability to function
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ian W. Riddell
iwriddell at charter.net
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