[DWJ] Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, part 1
rohina at shaw.ca
Sun Jul 22 03:06:46 EDT 2007
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?)
Yes, Austen did, and I think they meant it about the same. That is, not
at all. I think the final book definitely shows some Snape-affection.
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