[DWJ] long ago thread called Book recommendations
henx19 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 16:55:55 EDT 2007
Mark and Otter:
> > I can tell you more about Diana Wynne Jones than the
> > Brontes, for that matter.
> Answer #1: Literary as they were, I doubt they would have
> appreciated Diana Wynne Jones.
Oh, I don't know, I rather think Charlotte at least would have liked
Diana Wynne Jones. Look how crazy the juvenalia is--very romantic,
one might say drivel. CB loved Byron and disliked Jane Austen (that
last might set her apart from most of this list).
but I might just think that because I'm very fond of Charlotte Bronte
as a person (or at least my idea of her), in part because we are both
short and have bad eyesight, though mine isn't nearly as bad as hers
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