Blue Sword was [DWJ] 10th birthday!

Otter Perry ottertee at
Sat Jan 14 13:14:20 EST 2006

On Saturday, January 14, 2006, at 04:35 AM, liril at wrote:

> Recommendation that didn't turn out so well for me:
> The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley - Actually, there were only one or two
> contestants in this category, and I'm only putting this in so that 
> maybe
> someone convinces me to try again. I liked the different setting, I 
> liked
> Harry, I liked the descriptions, but when the hero learned sword 
> fighting in
> a few weeks I was put off. In fact, I was annoyed. And didn't even 
> finnish
> the book. Seems a bit hard in retrospective. If I had more time, I 
> might try
> again.

_I_ would suggest trying again.  The speed with which she learns
to fight does have an explanation ...


- Dieting is the cure that doesn't work for the
   disease that isn't real.

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