[LMB] OT Rawling was Heinlein

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Sat Oct 9 16:14:38 BST 2021



> On Oct 9, 2021, at 6:50 AM, tidsel via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> As for Quidditch, it is not meant to be 'rational', for god's sake, you might as well complain that a fairy tale is not realistic.
> Her world has many inconsistencies in it, true, but that is unimportant for the stories.
> You must criticize a book on its own terms, on what it is trying to do.
> T

Two criteria,  “Did the author achieve his goals?” and “Was what the author set out to do worthwhile?”.


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