Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Linguist Friend on The Beekeeper's Apprentice

I got this in an email this morning:

I have now gotten through the first two chapters of the
Laurie King book as of this morning; it is relaxing although not
literature. King's Latin in her quotes is not as good as Mary Russell's
would have been. Russell's last name probably comes from the logical aspect
of her persona, I suppose. It is as if she had two fathers, Sherlock and

I can't completely articulate why these insights delight me so, particularly given that they illustrate a far less enthusiastic view of the book than mine.

But I can't help but feel like a lucky girl to turn on the computer and recieve something like that.


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