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  • Bonnie Callahan
    I have to chuckle at the resonance here. I spent 3 weeks chopping away at Fellowship in 66 wondering, When IS this thing gonna get off the ground? . Don t
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 7, 2005
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      I have to chuckle at the resonance here. I spent 3 weeks chopping away at
      "Fellowship" in '66 wondering, "When IS this thing gonna get off the
      ground?".

      Don't know if Clarke's opus will come close to JRRTs, but have fun one & all.
      Some investments need a lot of startup capital. Go for it!

      Bonnie

      Hugh Davis wrote:

      > Interesting to find such opposite reviews so far. I, too, got it after
      > strong reviews, but it's been a slow start. I have heard it gains steam as
      > it goes, but I have had to put it down for other things and haven't gotten
      > back to it yet.
      >
      > >From: Cary Curphy <vkanids@...>
      > >Reply-To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      > >To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Jonathan Strange & Narnia
      > >Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 11:03:08 -0800 (PST)
      > >
      > > > * I joined this list in January. Has there been any discussion of
      > > > * Susan Clarke's _Jonathan Strange and Mister Norrell_ as a
      > > > * fantasy novel? I've just begun it, so my opinion is far from
      > > > * formed, but it is interesting so far.
      > > >
      > > >I gave up on it after three hundred or so pages when I kept nodding
      > > >off. Somewhere in there wasa great noevl struggling to get out, a
      > > >great novel one-third the length of the that novel. It was every
      > > >bit as overstuffed as was the second set of Amber novels that
      > > >Roger Zelazny wrote!
      > >
      > >Halleluah!
      > >Finally someone else who feels the same way I do about this one.
      > >I had such high expectations based on the reviews, but I'm in my second
      > >attempt to wade through the morass, and am near to giving up on it for the
      > >second time...
      > >
      > >Cary
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >test'; ">
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