[DWJ] long ago thread called Book recommendations

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Fri Mar 30 05:42:17 EDT 2007


Mark:
>>> > I can tell you more about Diana Wynne Jones than the
>>> > Brontes, for that matter.

Otter:
>>> Answer #1:  Literary as they were, I doubt they would have
>>> appreciated Diana Wynne Jones.

Elizabeth Parks
>> 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).

Robyn:
>I think I've had my mind poisoned by Antonia Forest, because I think DWJ
>would be tempted to smack the Brontes for being so melodramatic.

Funnily enough, I have a feeling that's what DWJ thinks too.  :-)

Minnow





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