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deborah deborah at
Fri Jan 23 17:28:23 EST 2004

On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 minnow at wrote:
|Incidentally, on another list I frequent somebody has just pointed out a
|nasty pedagogue by the name of Snape and a housekeeper called Mrs Flitwick,
|as well as a married couple called Dursley, in the work of Georgette Heyer,
|as bearing the same names as characters in Rowling's work.  Someone who has
|read both: is this characters who are similar in behaviour as well as in
|name, or is it just that Rowling, like Heyer, uses place-names as surnames?
|Heyer does it almost all the time.

Oh, I just read this one, and can't recall.  I'll look at it when I'm
home and think about it again.

-deborah, with Heyer
Sir! I protest! I am _not_ a merry man!
		--lt. worf

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