[LMB] OT Rawling was Heinlein

Karen A. Wyle kawyle at att.net
Sun Oct 10 15:41:18 BST 2021


 I greatly enjoyed the Harry Potter books, as did my kids. I'm also a multi-decade fan of both SF and fantasy, and I have certain views on what fantasy should and shouldn't do. Hence I chime in when that general topic arises.
Karen A. Wyle
    On Sunday, October 10, 2021, 07:32:41 AM EDT, tidsel via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:  
 
 

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> On Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10:47:24 AM EDT, brazee howard at brazee.net wrote:

I am a bit amazed - this woman has gotten thousands of kids off the games and into reading for the first time, including incidentally my own stepson, and it has opened up topics no one talked about. Wildly popular books written at first by a desperate mom to get by. And all you can do is raise your teacher fingers and say 'fy fy - you make mistakes and fantasy does not mean that you just use your imagination, of course - there has be RULES.'


  


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