[DWJ] Tolkien/Tolkein was Re: humor in fantasy

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at indigo.ie
Thu Feb 16 04:36:05 EST 2006


Charlie:

>   The Wand In The Word - Conversations With Writers of fantasy
>compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus
>(Candlewick Press/Walker Books)
>What a fantastic collection of interviews this is, beautifully 
>produced with photographs of the authors in their childhood and 
>youth, as well as how they look today. Leonard Marcus knows how to 
>ask the all-important general questions - about daily routine, 
>methods of revision etc. - as well as questions specific to each 
>author's books.
>The thirteeen authors featured are Lloyd Alexander, Franny 
>Billingsley, Susan Cooper, Nancy Farmer, Brian Jacques, Diana Wynne 
>Jones, Ursula Le Guin, Madeleine L'Engle, Garth Nix, Tamora Pierce, 
>Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman and Jane Yolen.
>
>   But I can't find any reference to it on Amazon, and Google draws a 
>blank. Anybody know more?

I found it on Amazon.com, from a link on Marcus' website
http://tinyurl.com/b2x4e

Does sound v. good!

Hallie


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