Happy dance of joy
apm at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jan 21 18:18:10 EST 2005
On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 03:52:08PM +0000, minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:
> ObDWJ: she shares with me a personal un-favourite: *Regency Buck* is early
> work, rather melodramatic and overdone and with a hero who's a MCP pain and
> a heroine who's a sap, and includes too much infodump obviously lifted
> straight from period guide-books and contemporary accounts of London life.
> It also has Beau Brummell as one of the main secondary characters, and
> includes him saying most of the things everyone knows he said, but
> shoehorned into the situations in the book; for some reason that puts me
> out quite badly, but it might not bother anyone else (except DWJ).
I noticed this myself. All her other books that I've read, Real
Historical Personages are only mentioned as asides. They don't
play important roles.
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