[DWJ] The New Policeman

Joe oddenda at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 05:49:33 EST 2008


On 14 Jan 2008, at 23:53, deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jan 2008, Kathleen Jennings wrote:
>> Are there any books in which the remembering is taken further - that
>> element of living in the 'real' world and remembering the adventures
>> and being changed by them, but not able to get back?
>
> Not exactly the same, but the reason I can't bear the Secret
> Country books is the people who are left behind in the real world
> -- breaks my heart for them, and I can't bear it.
>
> Narnia you can only get back to by dying, eventually, although
> they're all happy enough about it.

... those of them that remember...

> And ObDWJ, you could say Homeward Bounders ends with Jamie
> wishing he *could* go home, and Archer's Goon has all the
> forgetting in the middle.  Not what you were asking, of course.

Do the Witch Week people get to keep their past existence? Can't 
remember myself (that's a part of _my_ past that's been scrubbed, 
evidently). That's the DWJ ending that lets me down the most.

Joe




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