Literary Disappointments (was: The LKH thing)

Mon Feb 17 07:27:14 PST 2003

> I've always said that Roger Zelazny could have written that entire 
> series
> in one 300-page book. And it would have been better, too. Hell, Tolkien
> spent his entire life on less than two Jordan-sized books of published
> material. If you're taking up that much space, you ought to be doing 
> more
> with it.
> (Heh. Another interesting tangent: how long would it have taken Mr. 
> Brust
> to write the Wheel of Time series? And what would it have looked like?)

While I agree it could be much shorter, I can't say (yet) that it would 
be one book. When the series ends, I'll be able to do that. My feeling 
is that it could have been done in five books but thats just a hunch.