[LMB] OT Rawling was Heinlein

tidsel egern at protonmail.com
Sun Oct 10 12:34:39 BST 2021

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On Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at 5:14 PM, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:

> > On Oct 9, 2021, at 6:50 AM, tidsel via Lois-Bujold lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk wrote:
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> > 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?”.

To which I would say yes, and yes.

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