Favourite books (was Re: Blank Intro "form")

Allison Marles apm at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Jan 6 11:29:52 EST 2005


On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 09:59:34AM -0700, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 10:57:03 -0500 (EST), Kyla Tornheim wrote:
> 
> >I really like Seaward, more than any Dark Is Rising book except The Dark
> >Is Rising itself; but I find the latter is more uncomfortable and prickly,
> >and therefore can only read it around Christmas-time, when it fits in with
> >the whole atmosphere (or should--stupid constant rain instead of snow this
> >month).
> 
> I usually re-read _The Dark is Rising_ at Christmastime myself for the same
> reason.  And I loved _Seaward_.  Both of those books have this atmosphere to
> them that is really unique.

I just got the entire series as a Christmas present, so I was reading
The Dark is Rising after Christmas, while it was snowing and the
atmosphere of the book matching the weather and season was perfect. 
I'm up to The Grey King now and loving the whole series.

Allison
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