[DWJ] Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, part 1

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Thu Jul 12 23:44:50 EDT 2007


On Fri, 13 Jul 2007 10:18:11 +0800 (WST), Paul Andinach wrote:

>On Thu, 12 Jul 2007, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>
>> But pride of place goes to Severus Snape, and let me tell you, J.K. 
>> Rowling likes this guy best of all.  I can't explain it, I can't 
>> document it, but I would bet hard money on her preferring his story 
>> to Harry's.
>
>It might be more accurate to say that Rowling is *more interested* in 
>Snape; she's gone on record as saying that she doesn't like him at all 
>and was astonished to find that some of her readers did. (Didn't 
>Austen say the same thing about Emma?)

I know what she's said officially, but I think she's wrong.  :)

But then "like" is rather a difficult word.

Melissa Proffitt



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