In a nutshell...
Posted by Helen on March 23, 1998 at 15:28:28:
In response to Three books.... how AMAZING!, written by Kate on March 23, 1998 at 07:05:54
] And to write three novels, two of which are very long. She must have been a fast (and committed) writer, and jealous of her time... which makes her ceasing to write on the upheaval of Bath more understandable too.
.... I would put it down to ... no TV ;-)
No! No! I'm not dissing JA... you're right, honestly, it is quite an achievement. Maybe, though, her early writing was some kind of adolescent outpouring, and she left it behind for a while when she 'grew up' - only to return to it when she had gained some maturity and realised she missed it. Someone said below that she had a very busy life at Bath - perhaps after creating her dream worlds for a while, she wanted to try out the real one?
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