Australia's favorite books (was OT: Tad Williams and Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn)

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Mon Dec 6 05:05:41 EST 2004


On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 05:24:36PM +0800, Paul Andinach wrote:

>[1] Unlike, say, Th* D*V*nc* C*d*[2], which got featured so much I'm
>having dark thoughts about vote skewing[3].

I commend to your attention this perceptive analysis of the writing
style:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/000844.html

>[2] I've just thought of a tie-in the D*V*nc* C*d* cottage industry
>hasn't cottoned onto yet: cookery books.
>'The DaVinci Cod: Recipes of the Renaissance'.

Ah, but you see Leonardo encoded all his real secrets in the DNA of a
cod (which he also made immortal), and so...

R
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