[DWJ] witches in fiction, and exploiting

rohina at shaw.ca rohina at shaw.ca
Wed Jun 21 12:22:50 EDT 2006


>Funny thing, when I read the series to my younger sibs, we bogged down in
>that one chapter in _The Horse and His Boy_ where they're hiding behind the
>sofa listening to the Evil Plot.  I wish we'd gotten to the end.  There is
>some really great stuff in the last two books (though I agree that _The Last
>Battle_ is pretty boring as a story, and I really don't enjoy books that
>have the "end of everything" motif--I'd rather believe the world is still
>there, going on as usual).  But my own favorite is definitely _The Silver
>Chair_.
>  
>
I very much disliked the Silver Chair as a child - I think it was too 
scary and too slow-moving, a bad combination. But now it is definitely 
my second favourite. Still like Dawn Treader best, but that's because of 
my pilgrimage fixation.

robyn



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