[DWJ] Big Bad Read

estairm at yahoo.com estairm at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 23 06:58:24 EDT 2006


--- "Rowland, Jennifer A B"
<jennifer.rowland at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:

>  
> Esther wrote: 
> > I wrote the website about this villain.  The Child
> Catcher 
> > (and the Baron and Baroness of Vulgaria, and
> Vulgaria itself, 
> > for that matter) did not exist in the book.  And
> if the whole 
> > deal is about READING, then huh?
> > 
> > It's funny, the book was plenty exciting set in
> France, with 
> > gangsters for villains, instead of the whole
> fairy-tale 
> > set-up of the movie.  The ways of Hollywood are
> incomprehensible... 
> 
> Oh, yes! Joe le Monstre, and the Bon-bon shop in
> Paris. Hey, the mother
> was a character in the book, too, so you had a
> family-having-adventures-together plot, which is
> more interesting than
> yet another romance, surely? (Truly Scrumshus,
> indeed.)
> Jennifer

Absolutely, mothers rule!  Even if called Mimsie
(gag).
I guess it's not so bad alongside Caractacus, of
course.
And Truly Scrumshus' solo was so long and boring.

Esther

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