- In a message dated 7/24/99 7:34:20 PM Central Daylight Time,
> the gugs (a word I just have to love)It's from Lovecraft, of all things.
I didn't rate STARDUST as high as Paul does, though some aspects of it have a
very Tolkienesque charm. Don't care for DeLint, though this is one of his
best, nor McKillip, who also has reached a little farther than in previous
For sheer imagination and originality, I had to put WORLD BEYOND THE WAVE, a
strange, compelling sort of book, and HIGH HOUSE on top of my list. Though,
yes, both have their faults.