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From: "Alice Turner" <al@interport.net>
Subject: (urth) Chesterton. Gaiman
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 1998 17:54:20 

From Wombat:

>The Gaiman fact is pretty well-established--there's a character in
>_Sandman_ who is clearly Chesterton. (Gilbert, who features prominently in
>the second story arc, "A Doll's House", with occasional other appearances
>throughout the series, is physically and temperamentally very much modeled
>on Chesterton.)
>Or were you commenting on the delightful oddity of learning about Gaiman's
>fondness for Chesterton on a Borges site?

Well, hmmm,  the second. I've never read a word of -Sandman-; I suppose I
should. Though I cottoned to Gaiman right away as an interesting short story
writer. That "Troll Bridge" (?) keeps coming back to me at the oddest


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