Re: "she mixed my science fiction with her fantasy!"

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Fri Feb 25 2000 - 19:39:38 MST

At 03:28 PM 25/02/00 PST, JG wrote:

>occassionally I can find a good fantasy novel and
>really enjoy myself.
>I believe Terry Brooks(Sword of Shannara) [snip]

A by-word in derivative. Knock-off. Bloat. (I've never read him, but those
I respect report that this is so.) Consumer fantasy is comfort food, hence
each bite is the same as the last and it has to be bland to reach the max
market. Barf.


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