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Booking Through Thursday: Other Worlds

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Suggested by Miko

Are there any particular worlds in books where you’d like to live?

Or where you certainly would NOT want to live?

What about authors? If you were a character, who would you trust to write your life?

(This came to me when reviewing a Jonathan Carroll book - I’m not sure I’d like to live in the worlds of his books.


I would love to read in the world created by J.K. Rowling's in the Harry Potter books.  Of course, it would be on the condition that I could be friends with Harry and/or a good wizard.   I would not want to live in the world created in the book, A Brave New World.   If I were a character, I would trust either Barbara Kingsolver, Ruth Ozeki, or Zadie Smith to write my story.  All three of the authors are good at writing about different cultures and worlds while making the characters realistic.

Posted on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 8:30PM by Registered Commenter[beastmomma] | Comments6 Comments

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I'd love to live in the Harry Potter world even if I weren't Harry's friend.
August 7, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBluestocking
I would not want to live in Harry Potter's world; I'm way too scared of evil magic.
August 7, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSally
You could counter the evil magic by learning good magic.
August 8, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbeastmomma
Frankly, I wish to be Voldemart!


<a href="http://readingandmorereading.blogspot.com/2008/08/booking-through-other-worlds.html">Here is my BTT post</a>
August 8, 2008 | Unregistered Commentergautami tripathy
Yay for Zadie Smith!
August 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLightheaded
GT: It does seem like being Voldermart would be fun except, of course, when you die.

Lightheaded: I am so glad that you like Zadie Smith as well.
August 9, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbeastmomma

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