[DWJ] Why I love Dark Lord (was: re: new book)

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Mon May 7 01:25:01 EDT 2007


For me, it's Memory, by Bujold. No idea why.

robyn

Minnow wrote:

>>On May 6, 2007, at 1:28 PM, Elizabeth G. Holtrop wrote:
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>>>*For instance, two of my other all-time favorite novels are Gaudy
>>>Night by Dorothy L. Sayers and Sunshine by Robin McKinley.  In the
>>>first, I know I'm very drawn to the exploration of academia as a
>>>cloister vs. living in the "real world."  In the second, I like the
>>>themes of accepting one's destiny and coming into special powers.
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>Otter remarked:
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>>I have somewhat the same relationship with Sunshine.  It's a book I
>>read rather frequently for me [for any book other than those by Terry
>>Pratchett, which I'm almost always reading one or another of] and I
>>don't know why.
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>On previous form for a couple of decades, I would re-read *Gaudy Night*
>about once a year if some little scrote hadn't absconded with my (hardback,
>a murrain upon whoever it is! may their gaskets all get mildew) copy.  I
>keep meaning to get another but not remembering that I want it when I am in
>bookshops, and then *needing* to read it at Bank Holidays or in the
>evening.  I wish nobody had reminded me, it's a Bank Holiday tomorrow.
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