Who invented the modern fantasy genre?

deborah.dwj at suberic.net deborah.dwj at suberic.net
Fri Aug 20 15:13:00 EDT 2004


On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Dorian E. Gray wrote:

|Otter said...
|
|> I also detest Thomas Covenant.  I've been told that his later work is
|> better, but I can't bring myself to read any more Donaldson.
|
|Weeeeeelllllll...
|
|I read one of his others..."The Mirror of Her Dreams", I think.  It was not
|as foul (pun intended) as TC, but it drove me up the walls because it was
|based on a very cool idea, but he didn't do what I wanted him to do with
|that idea.  And I couldn't read the book because I kept screaming "no, no,
|that's not what you should be doing in this story, you idiot!"

Also the sexuality in it was ... ooky.  I can't think of a better word.

-deborah
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"`I am that merry wanderer of the night'?  I am that giggling-dangerous-
totally-bloody-psychotic-menace-to-life-and-limb, more like it."
				-neil gaiman

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