6551Re: [mythsoc] White Query plus examples
- Oct 4, 2002"David S. Bratman" wrote:
> >> >I haven't read Williams yet. So shoot me.Whereas I couldn't finish =War In Heaven.=
> >> So, go read some. Start with _War in Heaven_, then _The Place of the
> >> Lion_, among the novels. That's my recommendation: you may get
> >> different ones from others.
> >I'd recommend =Descent Into Hell= myself.
> Uh, that was my first crack at a Williams novel. Big mistake. (Only
> _All Hallows' Eve_ would have been bigger.)
> But since Susan likes<grin> Actually what we've just exemplified is that different
> 19th century prose (except for Henry James, but what kind of lover of
> 19th century prose dislikes Henry James?) and Geoff Ryman, perhaps it
> wouldn't be such a bad start after all.
Williams novels appeal to different tastes, and that if a
particular one doesn't appeal to Susan, she should not get
discouraged, but try another one.
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