deborah deborah at
Thu Nov 20 12:13:58 EST 2003

On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
|I think it's a perfectly valid stance on Pratchett's part, and I heartily
|sympathise with him.  (Then again, I write urban fantasy and even when I do
|get published, am highly unlikely to attract the attention of The Critics.
|Which is a great relief to me.)

I'm a popular culture lit critic, so I'd be interested.  ;)

What is an 'evil shape', I wonder?  Could a triangle be evil, for
example?  Are some kind of triangles decent and God-fearing,
whereas others are treacherous and inclined to furtive sodomy?
And could you tell that from the 'shape'?
		-- Philip Pullman, "The Republic of Heaven"

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