pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Dec 7 21:31:47 EST 2004
On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Ding, Kylie (KAM.RIC) wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:
> > Any advice for those about to meet Tim Powers?
> > I have until September to read some Tim Powers. Which books would
> > you recommend for starters?
> Read the Anubis Gates! It's not only my favourite, it's the one he
> recommends new readers start with.
> Tim is a great guest, really friendly. I was lucky enough to be
> sitting opposite him at a dinner and we had a nice chat. His wife
> is lovely too.
> Tim is the kind of GoH who will go to room parties and sit around
> drinking and chatting. Drinking Coke. Lay in huge quantitites of
I think that covers most of what I'd have said... :)
One thing I don't think anyone's pointed out yet is that the one book
you *shouldn't* read first is 'Earthquake Weather', which is Powers'
one and only sequel.
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
To unsubscribe, email dwj-request at suberic.net with the body "unsubscribe".
Visit the archives at http://suberic.net/dwj/list/
More information about the Dwj