[DWJ] Best Books of 2006

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Mon Jan 1 20:42:48 EST 2007


On Dec 29, 2006, at 4:07 AM, minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:

> Definitely interesting!  There's one Wodehouse that I think is one of
> the funniest books ever written, and the rest I can take or leave 
> alone;
> there are probably seven or eight of his works in the house, none of
> them Jeeves.

Which Wodehouse?

> The Heyer/Bujold thing also interests me, because I certainly didn't
> have them bracketed together in my mind as having a shared sort of
> humour: Bujold's on record somewhere as saying that her method of
> plotting involved working out the worst possible thing that could 
> happen
> to a character and then doing it to them to see how they coped (or 
> words
> to that effect) and Heyer doesn't seem to me to have any of that 
> feeling
> in her work at all.

Well, there's _A Civil Contract_, which is pretty horrible.

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