[DWJ] dalemark

Colin Fine colin at kindness.demon.co.uk
Sat Oct 13 12:35:57 EDT 2007


Dorian E. Gray wrote:
> Bethreed said...
>
> i finished the dalemark books. i liked the spellcoats the best.
>
> That one's my favourite of them too.  (Except when "The Crown of 
> Dalemark" is.)
>
> What did you particularly like about it?  I really like the way the 
> magic works, and how the narrator weaves her story and then realises 
> there was stuff she didn't understand and has to weave more to explain 
> that stuff (maybe to herself as well as to the reader).
>
I find the twisted self-reference of the conception (in Spellcoats) 
absolutely mind-blowing; but I don't enjoy reading it as much as some of 
the others, especially tCoD.

Colin




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