(urth) Unhappiness with fantasy writing
ishmael at drizzle.com
Wed Jun 14 22:27:47 PDT 2006
I don¹t know her work well, but I very much enjoyed <Life>. More fiction of
science than science fiction, if that makes any sense. It somehow reminded
me of Byatt¹s <Possession>.
What I¹ve heard about this new series isn¹t great.
On 6/14/06 7:39 PM, "PMorris33 at aol.com" <PMorris33 at aol.com> wrote:
> I've long been an admirer of Gwyneth Jones. Her first science fiction book
> "Divine Endurance" was a perfect gem. And her book of criticism,
> "Deconstructing The Starships" is simply the best science fiction criticism
> I've ever read, pace Kingley Amis and John Clute.
> But I'm having trouble with her fantasy series "Bold As Love". What's
> happened to that beautiful Englishwoman? She's gone dead on the page.
> Is anyone else in the group a reader of Gwen Jones?
> I'd be interested in hearing your opinion.
> Thanks to all of you
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