[LMB] Reading just a chapter

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sat Jan 6 01:41:41 GMT 2018



> On Jan 5, 2018, at 3:29 PM, Katrina Long <k.m.allis at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> "I have favorite chapters in favorite books -- I've been known to take
>> Bujold's A Civil Campaign off the shelf just to read the Council of
>> Counts/proposal chapter over and over again.  But I can't take that chapter
>> out of that book and somehow say it's better than the other chapters.
>> Because it needs the rest of the book to be what it is."
>> 
>> Who does this with Lois’s works?
>> 
>> 
>> 
> I do sometimes, a favourite scene or two - I'll go back and reread that one
> scene several times in a row.  Some of Memory, and also Curse of Chalion.
> 
> But that often triggers a need to reread more than just those scenes, and
> I'll end up rereading multiple books.  Whether I reread in order or bounce
> around the series as whim strikes me depends entirely on my mood at the
> time.

Carrie is a writer.   Maybe she’s looking at a scene differently than we would - trying to learn how she can do the same thing.



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