OT: New Bujold Story
s4028253 at student.uq.edu.au
Mon Mar 15 05:41:09 EST 2004
May one ask why they are banned? Sounds alarming.
I have Memory and Komarr (my first Bujold) on my shelf waiting to be read...
do they stand alone? Which one should I read first? Are they good compared
to the others?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Anita Graham" <amgraham at cygnus.uwa.edu.au>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 11:19 AM
Subject: RE: OT: New Bujold Story
> I think it was withdrawn from one public library, rather than being
> banned wholesale!
> And I recall that one person confirmed the rumour as it was the library
> her mother uses which banned it.
> I don't think I've kept either of the posts, but I'll have a look.
> > 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".
> > Jon
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