[DWJ] Best Books of 2006
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
> there are probably seven or eight of his works in the house, none of
> them Jeeves.
> 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
> to a character and then doing it to them to see how they coped (or
> to that effect) and Heyer doesn't seem to me to have any of that
> in her work at all.
Well, there's _A Civil Contract_, which is pretty horrible.
If at first the idea is not absurd, then there
is no hope for it.
- A. Einstein
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