[DWJ] Catching up
rohina at shaw.ca
Mon Aug 28 13:46:18 EDT 2006
Urg. I find all Asaro's books are like this, with the added twist that
she seems to be disturbingly into torture, rape and slavery. I read a
couple, but they gave me the heebies.
Kyla Mackay-Smith wrote:
>On Sun, 27 Aug 2006, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>>On Sun, 27 Aug 2006 15:17:50 -0400 (EDT), Kyla Mackay-Smith wrote:
>>>I would have said that the others ranged from mildly entertaining to
>>>downright awful and embarrassing. Luckily, "Winterfair Gifts" by itself is
>>>available for download (http://www.dendarii.com/inprint.html#web) and my
>>>husband has it, so we didn't have to pay for stories we won't reread.
>>Oh, good to know! I keep putting off getting it from the library because I
>>am Lazy and have far too much else to read anyway. (Because I am Lazy.)
>My main reaction to the story by Catherine Asaro was "this woman has been
>getting *awards*?" I feel that there could have been an interesting story
>in there, had she gone with the arranged marriage, but no, we had to read
>about stupid teenagers running off because they're sooooo in looooove.
>There's so much plastic in this culture that vinyl
>leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic.
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