From: "Alice K. Turner"
Subject: Re: (urth) The Devil In A Forest and St. Olaf of Norway Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 21:09:01 -0400 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Josh Geller" To: Sent: Monday, August 26, 2002 2:27 PM Subject: (urth) The Devil In A Forest and St. Olaf of Norway > > > The Devil In A Forest is perhaps a minor work, but an extremely > interesting one. > > There's a hamlet in the woods, the woodcutters who are relics of a > previous stage of civilization, a bandit who is a woodcutter aristocrat, a > witch who knows the technology of the old civilization, megalithic ruins > that are 'not a town' etc. > > This is one of the most valuable books for people trying to understand the > old civilization of Europe. A much better novel, set at about the same time, same station, is -Morality Play- by Barry Unsworth. Recommended to this group. -alga --