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Another Fine Myth / Myth Adventures series by Robert Asprin
5 (11.4%)
Discworld by Terry Prachett
11 (25%)
Faerie Tale by Raymond Feist
2 (4.5%)
Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling
7 (15.9%)
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIHM by Robert O'Brian
7 (15.9%)
Riddlemaster trilogy by Patricia McKillip
2 (4.5%)
The Crystal Cave / The Merlin Series by Mary Stewart
7 (15.9%)
The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers
3 (6.8%)

Total Members Voted: 18

Voting closed: June 10, 2010, 10:50:38 AM

Author Topic: Fantasy Literature Poll - Group D  (Read 11877 times)

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Re: Fantasy Literature Poll - Group D
« Reply #20 on: June 09, 2010, 08:58:06 AM »
If it comes to that, DRAWING OF THE DARK is my favorite.

I still think Tim Powers is getting short shrift here.
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Re: Fantasy Literature Poll - Group D
« Reply #21 on: June 09, 2010, 10:42:25 AM »
If it comes to that, DRAWING OF THE DARK is my favorite.

I still think Tim Powers is getting short shrift here.

The Drawing of the Dark is brilliant, though I think my favourite Powers novel is Last Call (I'm not as fond of its sequels).

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Re: Fantasy Literature Poll - Group D
« Reply #22 on: November 08, 2010, 06:56:04 PM »
I finally got around to knocking out Reaper Man. Although I enjoyed it far more than the Rincewind stuff I had read before, it didn't convert me. It did more me from dislike to neutral, so that's something, I guess.
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Re: Fantasy Literature Poll - Group D
« Reply #23 on: November 08, 2010, 07:48:20 PM »
I finally got around to knocking out Reaper Man. Although I enjoyed it far more than the Rincewind stuff I had read before, it didn't convert me. It did more me from dislike to neutral, so that's something, I guess.

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