[LMB] Amazon's 100 sci-fi and fantasy list

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Tue Feb 4 02:03:52 GMT 2020


On Feb 3, 2020, at 12:58 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote, re Amazon's list: https://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html/ref=pe_845430_472717500_pe_b3_reftag/?node=12661600011:
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> I can't believe 'Dark is Rising' is on the list - such an old book, and an
> Arthur-fantasy at that!

I don't understand your objections.  Many of the books on the list are older, such as Lord of the Rings, Dune, and The Last Unicorn.  And while Dark Is Rising may be Arthur-adjacent, it is not itself Arthurian.  And that book is awfully good, even if the whole series has some flaws.

Katherine


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