From: "Alice K. Turner"
Subject: Re: (urth) Wintry thoughts on Wolfe Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 16:08:30 -0500 > So then, here is a start: which scenes from which John Crowley books > (barring THE TRANSLATOR) spring to your mind as convincing depictions of > "genuine love"? > > =mantis= Gosh, I think it would be difficult to find a book of any genre that portrays domestic love more eloquently than LITTLE, BIG. Sure Smoky strays with Sophie, but can anyone doubt his long-term devotion to Daily Alice? And as for short-term romantic obsession, well, holy Toledo, who in the hell beats Rush with Once a Day, Auberon with Sylvie, Pierce with Rose, even, more diffidently Spofford with Rosie? Mantis, you are having a frigid winter-chill indeed. Watch an episode of The Simpsons, with Homer and Marge, for heavens' sake. Alice --