Mind Passion and All that
Posted by Cassia on October 29, 1997 at 14:45:21:
In response to Or maybe not, written by Jane Elizabeth on October 28, 1997 at 14:22:49
] I hope Karen is right, and the book grows on you. I'm not sure that it will though, since you are pretty far along and sound rather put off by the whole thing. Thanks for trying.
] PS: I must defend Byatt, one of the really great writers working today, against a comparison with TBOMC. THAT was a piece of sentimental swill.
] PPS: Karen, I thought the book was twaddle, but the film was really quite moving.
I assure that the novel moves much more quickly from now until the end. We have been introduced to all of the Characters and now know their stories and the Chase is about to begin. I'd tell you more but I don't want to spoil things.
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