Fantasy starter pack

Ulrika Isacsson miri at
Thu May 13 15:24:39 EDT 2004

I have a similar friend and she really liked Fire and Hemlock and Power 
of Three. I've also managed to get her hooked on Connie Willis (but I 
guess that she is SF and not really in the running here), Martha Wells 
(if I can get her books in Sweden you should be able to find them in the 
UK) and Caroline Stevermer.


Rosie Hopkins wrote:

>I have a friend who used to despise fantasy somewhat (apart from
>Tolkien), but someone lent her Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen, and she
>loved them. Now she wants me to find her good modern fantasy. I have
>some ideas, but can anyone suggest things I might have missed? There
>must be one or two DWJs, of course, but which? I thought also one of
>Robin Mckinley's books, and perhaps A Wrinkle in Time. They need to be
>things available in the UK.
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