At 04:58 PM 1/27/2003 -0500, Michele Riccio wrote: > > On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 05:49:22PM -0800, Steven Brust > > > Interesting. But...I can't figure out how that dust > > jacket blurb could > have given anything away that wasn't evident by > > about page 6. > > > > On 25 Jan 2003 at 19:56, Matthew Hunter wrote > > > Now, if the HC blurb spoils something ELSE, then all that is > > rendered irrelevent. > > > > >It may not have been the blurb. I just read (curtesy of >Amazon.com) the back cover of Agyar, and there is nothing of a >give-away nature there. But I am sure there is something >somewhere that uses the "v" word. Possibly a snip from a review? >I can't remember for certain. Ah. Okay, that I can believe. I remember being delighted with the jacket copy for that book. I spoke with Patrick Neilsen Hayden at Tor, and he chuckled, and explained that the production department had some sort of bet going. I don't remember what, but something like whoever first used the "V" word in connection with the book had to buy lunch. See why I like Tor so much?