McKinley

Abe Gross argross at bigpond.net.au
Fri Feb 20 21:28:29 EST 2004



>
> --- Abe Gross <argross at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
> > If anyone has read anything by Dickinson, I'd be
> > interested in hearing what
> > they thought about him.
>
> I have read most of his early fantasy - weathermonger
> series, blue hawk and some others and enjoyed them,
> and also a couple of his detective novels, at least
> one of which is an alternate world one (King and
> Joker) while two others have very similar titles (the
> walking dead and The Lively dead but seem to be
> different books). I haven't read anything recent but
> bought two for school late last year which I intent to
> try to read when the "to read" pile diminishes to a
> level where I can see the top.

Thanks for that, Jon. I'll get to him eventually! My TBR pile is also
humonguous, but I'm looking forward to getting to _The Ropemaker".

> As an aside harking back to the fruit thread of a
> couple of weeks ago. I have just been loaned a copy of
> a book I've been looking for for 30 years, Jack
> Vance's "Man in a Cage" (a teacher at school a.lso
> collects Vance) and was very amused to see the
> inhabitants of Tangiers called Tangerines.

:-))

Ros



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