Re: Ash and Deryni
>I quite liked the emails that went back and forth between the "author" and
> I thought Ash was amazing. The way that Gentle wrote
> the story was great.
his publisher, and I liked Ash as a character but I didn't think the story
itself was anything particularly special.
> I read the first Deryni book a while back and thoughtVery, very simply written and some scenes were totally unrealistic or "what
> it was ok. The thing I really liked was that this
> could have easily been a bloated gigantic tome, but
> instead she went for short and sweet.
the ??" For example, a couple of times fights started and you thought they
were going to be major fights except that they were over before they really
got going. There were also a lot of "cringe" dialogues (reminded me of
Eddings) and some characters acted completely unbelievably. I didn't mind
the story but I didn't think it was great.
- --- Peta Smith <petas@...> wrote:
> >You quite right. I just liked the way Gentle slowly
> > I thought Ash was amazing. The way that Gentle
> > the story was great.
> I quite liked the emails that went back and forth
> between the "author" and
> his publisher, and I liked Ash as a character but I
> didn't think the story
> itself was anything particularly special.
revealed the whole thing. Each part rested comfortable
on top of the last. I wasn't cringing at the
coincidences. They felt that right.
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