[LMB] OT: Books

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Thu Oct 28 07:41:58 BST 2021


Well, I'm off on my annual reread of _The Great Book of Amber_. I am 
most of the way through the third volume of ten.

Harvey

------ Original Message ------
From: "Elizabeth Holden" <alzurite at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold." 
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Sent: 10/27/2021 10:05:56 PM
Subject: [LMB] OT: Dune

>Sylvia McIvers suggested we talk about The Spirit Ring or any other book.
>
>I thought I'd ask about Dune. I haven't seen the movie and don't know when
>(or if) I will, but I've been hearing good things about it from people I
>trust (and some I don't). I've been hearing bad things about it from people
>I trust, too. So...?
>
>I should explain that I hated the book (bo-ring and then some) and the
>previous filmed versions, but this one intrigues me - partly because of
>what people are saying about it being visually marvellous, but mostly
>because I've had a thing for Timothee Chalumet ever since I saw him in The
>King, which is so much more my kind of movie.
>
>But still. I don't want to be hidebound.
>
>One negative thing I read was that it's another "white saviour" movie.
>
>Have any of you seen it? What did you think?
>
>(I might add that I liked many of Frank Herbert's other books.)
>
>namaste,
>Elizabeth
>
>Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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