AW: The Ghost of Marmalade
Philip.Belben at eon-engineering.com
Fri Sep 17 04:42:59 EDT 2004
> She put it in as a deliberate mystifier.
Ah. I see. I didn't expect to find the same mystifier in two unrelated
books. But in fact that's one of the things that makes it particularly
> She says that there ought to be occasional deliberate mystifiers in
> everyone's lives and she has a duty to add them just in case someone
> happens to have a deficiency.
Oh yes. I agree totally.
> He knew it was meant to be funny so he *made* it be funny with the
> marmalade and the parrot-cage.
Wow. That explains the parrot cage, which went on bothering me even after
> She says there is a deliberate mystifier in *Eight Days of Luke* too
> but she won't tell me what it is, and I haven't spotted it, which I
> suppose just goes to show how easily I accept things as making sense
> even if they don't.
Ooh! Thanks for this, Minnow. 8DoL is high on my list to re-read soon, so
I'll be on the look-out.
And thanks for clearing up the parrot cage. Um, well, you know what I mean.
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