[DWJ] Best books of 2010 list

Roslyn Gross rosgross at bigpond.net.au
Fri Mar 4 05:51:05 EST 2011



On 4/03/11 12:36 PM, "Melissa Proffitt" <Melissa at Proffitt.com> wrote:
>
>Worst Book of 2010: _Soulless_ by Gail Carriger
>Call me crazy, but somehow I expect the author of a steampunk book to know
>the difference between Regency and Victorian culture.  It's got a cute
>premise, but the main character annoyed me and the author annoyed me even
>more.  Unfortunately I have a friend who loves the series, so I have to
>restrain myself from ranting as much as I'd like.  (This book suddenly
>looks
>a lot better now that I already have a candidate for Worst Book of 2011.)
>
>I agree that in lots of ways it's silly and that Carriger gets lot of
>things wrong - she not only confuses Regency and Victorian culture but
>puts modern American expressions into her characters' mouths, which
>really annoyed me. Nevertheless I couldn't help enjoying the books!


Ros
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