12745RE: [mythsoc] Stardust by Neil Gaiman
- Aug 3, 2004Joan,
> I read Stardust while I was in San Diego. I understand that this titleLooking over the list of finalists from that year (I was on the committee), my recollection is that I found several of the titles just as weak (in different ways)...particularly the Klein and Stoddard.
> won a Mythopoeic Fantasy award. What I don't understand is
> how it won a
> Mythopoeic Fantasy Award. I found the novel flat, uninspiring, and not
> particularly well written.
> Were the other nominees that year really that bad?
My personal top choice that year was the McKillip (if my memory is correct), but I honestly don't remember where I placed Stardust.
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