[LMB] The Hallowed Hunt

Paula Lieberman paal at gis.net
Fri Aug 5 01:17:11 BST 2005


----- Original Message -----
From: "Debbie" <lioness at bellsouth.net>


>
> >I liked it better than the other two, but since I am no fan of fantasy it
> >still took me a long time to warm to it.  I'd rather she spent her time
> >writing Vorfiction.  I felt it had too many plotlines and the characters
> >didn't distinguish well for me until about midway.  She used the same
style
> >of multiple subplots and characters, something that works well in stories
> >like ACC where we well know the characters and the universe, but not as
> >well in new territory.
>
> I like a big cast as long as the writer can handle it well.  Bujold can.
>
> >Anmar who rarely makes it out of the parking lot with a new Vorbujold.
>
> Here's a review I posted on another list which has recently been
discussing
> books.  It's directed at least one person to the library to look for her
> works.  Yay!
>
> The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold: Lois Bujold has won more
> literary awards than any author in the field of Science Fiction or Fantasy
> EVER has before. Her people are living, breathing 3D characters with

Er,  I don't think that that's true.  She is tied for the most novel Hugos
or has the most novel Hugos, but there are writers with lots of Hugoes and
Nebulas for shorter works in addition to novel, and a lot of other awards
for written SF given out besides Hugos.






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