[LMB] Death demon now reader response

Peter Hews Peterhews at protonmail.com
Sat Jul 24 11:28:52 BST 2021

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On Saturday, July 24th, 2021 at 07:28, Markus Baur via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> Am 24.07.2021 um 06:21 schrieb Gwynne Powell:

> > Gwynne: It's worse with books; I like to think that writers have some level
> >
> > of education. With movies, I expect nothing - they don't do any research most
> >
> > of the time, and just go with what looks good. But books - I feel betrayed
> >
> > when the authors make horrible mistakes.
> yes - they should have known better !
> servus
> markus
The invaluable TV Tropes has a whole section called "Did Not Do The Research."  Historical novelists are frequent offenders.

Peter Hews

Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.

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