OT: New Bujold Story
emmaco at tpg.com.au
Sun Mar 14 19:39:07 EST 2004
If Bujold has been banned here in QLD I sure haven't noticed! I bought a few of her books as
presents last week (not Ethan of Athos, admittedly) and there were lots more on the shelf! If
a book is banned (can't ever remember this happending) doesn't that mean you can't buy it at
I too have bought "Irresistable Forces" but am saving the Bujold story for a day when I need
cheering up...an insurance policy against despair :) But I'm sure I'll end up reading it as soon
as I find another book I can hold as insurance instead :)
Quoting Jon Noble <jon_p_noble at yahoo.com>:
> Speaking of Bujold, there has been a mention on
> another list of a rumour of Bujold being banned in the
> Aussie state of Queensland. No one on that list (which
> includes quite a few Banana benders [as Queenslanders
> are known]) had any knowledge of anything of that
> sort, nor can I find any reference to it, although I
> note that Ethan of Athos has been subject to "multiple
> challenges" in the US. Its not one I've read, although
> I note the plot seems similar to that of a '60s Aussie
> SF novel by Bert Chandler, "False Fatherland" aka
> "Spartan Planet".
> --- "Ian W. Riddell" <iwriddell at charter.net> wrote:
> > Just wanted to give a heads-up to all the other
> > Bujold fans on the
> > list. "Irresistible Forces", the romance/SF
> > anthology that contains a
> > new Miles story is in stores now (at least it's in
> > Borders and Barnes &
> > Noble here in the U.S.).
> > The story is called "Winterfair Gifts" and deals
> > with the wedding of
> > Miles and Ekaterin. Of course that's not all that
> > happens, but ask I'm
> > only one-third of the way through and I don't want
> > to give anything
> > away, that's all I'll say.
> > I'll let you know what I think when I'm done.
> > blessings
> > widdy
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