Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Beren
14 minutes ago

Trotter
51 minutes ago

wellinghall
1 hour 12 minutes ago

laurel
2 hours 56 minutes ago

Stu
7 hours 34 minutes ago

Urulöké
9 hours 58 minutes ago

Khamûl
10 hours 35 minutes ago

Onónion
11 hours 27 minutes ago

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





The Wand in the Word
Thain
Joined:
2006/5/26 20:36
From California, USA
Group:
Thain
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 1198
Offline
Has anyone read this book published last October (in paperback, the HC came out in 2006)?

From the publisher: "Leonard S. Marcus's incisive interviews range over questions of literary craft and moral vision as he asks thirteen noted fantasy authors about their pivotal life experiences, their literary influences and work routines, and their beliefs about the place of fantasy in literature and in our lives"

From School Library Journal review: "In the process, he uncovered fascinating revelations about where writers' ideas come from and the themes that the authors deal with. One common thread is homage to J. R. R. Tolkien: Susan Cooper took a class from him; Madeleine L'Engle devoured the three LOTR volumes in as many days; and Ursula LeGuin returns to the novels again and again. However, Philip Pullman can find little in the works now that resonates for him."

Posted on: 2010/4/25 10:25
_________________
- Jeremy


Re: The Wand in the Word
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/11/24 11:12
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 628
Offline
I bought it recently, and have read about a quarter of it. So far, it is interesting, but not startling.

I'll post a fuller review when I have finished it.

- wellinghall

Posted on: 2010/4/25 10:47






You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You can vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]