[Fantasy Fiction Dungeon] Re: Thank you and let's pick another book
- Yeah, poor Eddings. Never has a person's work deteriorated so
quickly. Belgariad was great. Mallorean less great. Elenium a cliche
of himself. Everything else after that just ludicrous cliched
driven, bad written garbage. I tried reading Belgarath the Sorceror
and just couldn't do it.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Yvette"
> I am open to reading anything. I have really been enjoying trying
> new authors out for me. Except for Shadowmarch, the last 4 books I
> have been reading are all new authors to me. I needed a horizon
> broadening experience. One good thing about me is that I am open
> minded to accept an autors work as it is for the most part..I
> rant when things just really go down hill. I LOVed Eye of theWorld
> by Jordan for example but he did eventually disappoint. I alsohave
> not enjoyed anything of Eddings since his wife began to co-write
> with him. I loved the Belgarian and Mallorean series as they were.
> --- In email@example.com, Marc Vun Kannon
> <mvonkann2000@y...> wrote:
> > A Fistful of Sky is an excellent book, especially if
> > you're a Hoffman fan, like me. American Gods is quite
> > nice too. The Eyre Affair is quite campy, but some
> > people found it a little over the top. Is anyone here
> > either for or against books by authors who are
> > members?
> > --- Matt <gauvaine@y...> wrote:
> > >
> > > I do like to alternate our reading. Heroic fantasy
> > > or space opera for
> > > our next book, or some urban fantasy? It just
> > > depends on if we want to
> > > be entertained or want meaningful insight into the
> > > nature of man when
> > > we read something. Here's what i recommend if we
> > > want to be
> > > enlightened and to help Yvette on her urban fantasy
> > > sojourn:
> > >
> > > The Eyre Affair by Jasper FForde
> > > The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
> > > American Gods by Neil Gaiman
> > > A Fistful of Sky by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
> > >
> > > Look up the synopsis on Amazon and then tell me what
> > > you think.
> > >
> > Marc Vun Kannon
> > http://www.marcvunkannon.com
> > Unbinding the Stone--Making lemonade from fantasy lemons
> > Coming in October, 2005--A Warrior Made.
> > __________________________________________
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- She's probably modeling in Europe or stripping in Las Vegas. Very
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "dirtydwarf"
> hehe..yeah, I miss the ol' chuckster..wonder where she ever ended
> >> Too bad we don't have Chukster here to purposefully argue with
> > people. That was always fun, har har.