Literary Disappointments (was: The LKH thing)

Mon Feb 17 21:02:29 PST 2003

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 04:27:51AM +0000, The Hostile Takeover Party <ladybirdsleeps at hotmail.com> wrote:
>  >Andrew Lias writes:
>  >   So... this suggests a new topic.  What books/series have you been
>  >   especially disappointed by and why?
> Guy Gavriel Kay's _Fionavar Tapestry_ made me want to scream. _Tigana_ was 
> magical and _The Sarantine Mosaic_ was impressive, but I couldn't make 
> myself finish _The Summer Tree_, even though it was a Christmas present and 
> I felt massively guilty.
> It's a good thing I hadn't read it first or I never would have continued on 
> to his other books.

TFP was his first and roughest, and it shows.  Still, there's a 
lot of value there, it's just mixed with the less impressive 

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