Drowned Wednesday

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 22 01:15:36 EST 2005

--- Anita Graham <amgraham at it.net.au> wrote:

> They are quite different from the Sabriel series.
> They have none of the
> horror elements, and all-in-all they have a much
> lighter tone.
> Drowned Wednesday is as good as the other two, I
> think. It continues some of
> the themes (another deadly sin) and yet changes
> enough not to be too boring.
> I was beginning to wonder if the series could be
> successful over seven books
> without each book being a virtual repeat of the
> previous ones, but I think
> perhaps it can. 
> A couple of newish things emerge. I can't speculate
> about one without
> spoiling, but I can tell you that we find out that
> Superior Saturday is
> female. .... I don't think that's spoiling anyone's
> enjoyment.

Another aspect that probably isn't a real spoiler. As
well as the sin this book made much of one of the
virtues, in this case faith. I wonder if other virtues
can be ascribed to the earlier books.


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