17954Re: [mythsoc] Another Children of Hurin review
- Apr 15, 2007Another review at the TimesOnline.com site: this one falls in the category of
brutally against Tolkien.
"Sentences with a gnomic brevity derived from the sagas are overwhelmed by
pages of self-indulgent feebleness."
--- David Bratman <dbratman@...> wrote:
> The ritual "posthumous Tolkien is boring" genuflection at the start is
> annoying, but once you get into it it's pleasant to see that Marshall knows
> what he's talking about (no surprise). I'd rather thought this was mostly a
> repackaging, and that there was no major cache of new material, and Marshall
> confirms this.
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> >From: William Cloud Hicklin <solicitr@...>
> >Sent: Apr 14, 2007 2:14 PM
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> >Subject: [mythsoc] Another Children of Hurin review
> >This one by Jeremy Marshall (The Ring of
> >Words). Much better informed than Appleyard's,
> >without being a puff piece:
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