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 :-)

widdy


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Ian W. Riddell
iwriddell at charter.net
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