[DWJ] Joan Aiken (was: Georgette Heyer)

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Mon Jan 7 15:32:21 EST 2008


>> -- Jenne/Jadwiga, who slept in this morning because her dream was a
>> movie
>> version of a Diana Wynne Jones book (with Terry Pratchett influences
>> and
>> plot twists from our latest video Game, Dark Cloud 2) in which
>> Chrestomanci appeared as the Emperor of Wittgenstein. The movie was
>> *not*
>> as good as the book, and I kept trying to remember where I had left my
>> copy of the book to re-read it. :)
>
and Joe mused

>Wittgenstein, the small middle-European state? Ruled with a rod of
>pithy one-liners? I'm sure Chrestomanci could pull it off.

Wasn't it founded by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein, the Trinity College
philosopher?

Minnow





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