[LMB] the ten best Bujold characters
Judy R Johnson
jrj at fidalgo.net
Thu Nov 4 13:29:32 GMT 2010
From: "Elizabeth Holden" <azurite at rogers.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 8:10 AM
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold."
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Subject: Re: [LMB] the ten best Bujold characters
--- On Wed, 11/3/10, Meg Justus <mmegaera at nwlink.com> wrote:
> Ivan, of course. Especially as he's gotten older and
> I don't want to slap him quite so much. I cannot wait to
> read his book. He better not sidle out of this one!
I never did want to slap Ivan; he was initially insignificant. Then I got
to know him better, and wanted to slap Aral and Cordelia for the way they
treated him and talked about him.
JRJ - NEW> Yes, it does seem to be an anomaly - that such otherwise
considerate people should speak about Ivan that way. Very damaging for a
child, not least in that other children would reflect that. IMHO, we seem
to be witnessing a very-long-drawn-out "better idea" on the part of the
writer. Want want want Ivan's book.
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