[DWJ] Magicians of Caprona - Bookcrossing review

Elizabeth G. Holtrop elizabeth at bouma-holtrop.com
Thu Apr 12 10:05:16 EDT 2007



"Belben, Philip (Energy Wholesale)" <Philip.Belben at eon-uk.com> wrote:>I've just received a review of a copy of Magicians that I have sent out
>into the world on BookCrossing.  It contained a particularly interesting
>paragraph:

>> Interesting, does Diana Wynne Jones have some connection to dyslexia
or
>> some other learning "disability"? The books of hers that I've read
seem
>> to include people whose brains work differently, so they learn and
>> perform magic wildly differently, but a lot stronger too. 

Didn't one of the characters in The Merlin Conspiracy have a bona fide learing disability?  That's the first DWJ I read, a couple years ago, and I think it's definitely time for a reread.

Fascinating point the reviewer makes.  I never really pinpointed it that way before.

EGH


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