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From: "Kevin J. Maroney" <kmaroney@ungames.com>
Subject: Re: (urth) More Ghastliness
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 12:01:44 

At 11:25 AM 6/29/01 -0400, Alga wrote:
>Huh? This struck such a jarring note that it threw all the preceding
>into doubt. Absolutely the only thing that the Rowling and Peake books
>have in common is that they are both fantasy, and one would have to have
>an ear of sheer tin to connect them. Since Myers does not appear to have
>a tin ear, I would guess that Peake is the only fantasy he has ever
>read, that he has only heard about Potter, and that no one on the
>editorial staff was familiar with both writers. Any other opinions?

That sounds like a very probable guess. Throw in a dash of "anything must 
be better than Harry Potter" and you're probably 99% correct.

Wombat, a.k.a. Kevin J. Maroney kmaroney@ungames.com
Kitchen Staff Supervisor, New York Review of Science Fiction

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