[DWJ] Monthly read-along

Meredith MacArdle meredithxyz at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 27 08:20:30 EST 2012


I remember that somewhere in one of Diana's answers to questions she
confirmed this.

cheers, Meredith

On 26 February 2012 15:55, Devra <devra at aol.com> wrote:

>
> Yes, I certainly thought that Astrid and Thor had something together,
> although it might have been all on Astrid's side...
>
> Devra
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: slwones <slwones at gmail.com>
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Sent: Sat, Feb 25, 2012 8:37 pm
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Monthly read-along
>
>
> I've always liked it a lot as well.  This time I enjoyed reading it right
> fter The Ogre Downstairs since the situation is such a contrast - instead
> f 1 grown-up vs. 5 kids Luke has 5 grown-ups vs. 1 kid.  I've also very
> ecently read Neil Gaiman's Odd and the Frost Giants, so that was fun to
> ave in mind too.
> I've always assumed that Astrid fell in love with Thor during their
> dventures but this time 'round I realized there's not a lot in the text to
> upport that interpretation.  Have others read an Astrid & Thor romance in
> he background?
> Suzanne
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 7:04 AM, Ulrika Isacsson <ulrikamc at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > 2012/2/8 Kylie Ding <kylie_ding at hotmail.com>:
>  > A slightly late reminder that this month we are reading Cart and Cwidder
>  and
>  > discussing Who Got Rid of Angus Flint and Eight Days of Luke.
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  > Kylie
>  >
>
>  I've always really liked Eight Days of Luke. When I first read this I
>  was in my early teens and really into all kinds of mythologies, but
>  being Nordic the Norse gods were always among the favourites. It was
>  fun trying to see which of the gods turned up, and how the
>  mythological places was fit into the reality of the book. I'm still
>  amazed at how horrible his relations are, and very happy that Astrid
>  reforms so quickly so that he at least has someone that stands by him.
>
>  //Ulrika
>
>
>
>  --
>  Ord - ger livet meningar
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