McKinley

Abe Gross argross at bigpond.net.au
Thu Feb 19 01:25:36 EST 2004




> > If anyone has read anything by Dickinson, I'd be interested in hearing
> what
> > they thought about him.
>
> I read his early books - the Weathermonger lot, Emma Tupper's Journal etc,
> but he "lost" me later. I found it difficult to like or care about his
> people and I don;t much like his style.
>
> Sallyo.

Thanks for the opinion. I have _The Ropemaker_, which I'll read eventually,
but I've never read anything else by him. His style in the short stories
varied from very spare but full of far too much factual detail for me, and
quite lyrical.

Ros


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