Tonyblack wrote:...In a way, this book is rather like The Last Continent in that it draws on what everyone knows about vampires or, in the case of TLC, Australia.
Cool Middle Name wrote:Hey, just stating what came up in my mind.
I used to love reading Smeyer books.
Then I read Unseen Academicals.
Tonyblack wrote:That's been done - Count Duckula, the vegetarian vampire.
Jeff, I’m afraid that I must disagree with your initial premise, that Terry uses deux ex machina(s) in either Lords & Ladies or, more importantly in Carpe Jugulum. I’ll leave my discussion of L&L and why I think it’s much weaker than CJ til we get to L&L, and go directly to what I think is what is really going on in CJ.
Where I have a problem with this book is with what follows – what it says about Granny and Oates, and to a lesser extent about the other witches, but I’ll save that for another post.
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