Re: [mythsoc] Favorite Harry Potter
- Ah, but Gilderoy Lockhart, obnoxious as he is, is so like so many real people. I
found him absolutely hilarious--especially as an object for Ron and Harry's scorn
and Hermione's schoolgirl affection.
> In a message dated 08/15/2000 8:25:43 AM Pacific Daylight Time,--
> margdean@... writes:
> (One of the reasons I did =not= like Book 2 as well as the others was
> that Guilderoy Wassisname got on my nerves so VERY badly.)
> I agree totally; I think she went a little overboard in making him obnoxious.
> I read in an interview that he was based on a real person, too, though she
> charitably refrained from naming him. Or perhaps she just didn't want to hear
> from his solicitor!
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