Donaldson (was Re: Literary Disappointments)

Mon Feb 17 13:10:29 PST 2003

On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Tucker wrote:

@> >The second Thomas Covenant series; there was definitely good stuff in
@> >there, but if I see the words "argent" or "extravagant" one more time, I
@> >swear I am going to rip Donaldson's kidneys out.
@> http://www.ansible.co.uk/Ansible/plotdev.html
@> See the section on 'Clench Racing' in particular.
@> (A game for one to six people. Take a Covenant book, and try to find some 
@> form of the word 'clench' as fast as you can.)

Actually, this is an interesting article[0] even without that game. I
believe I'm going to steal the phrase "contemptible gaseous claptrap" from
it. And,of course, there's always a good time to be had making fun of Lin

[0] Although I mostly disagree with him about Susan Cooper. [1]

[1] I /do/ agree with him about the Claw of the Conciliator.