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Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
03-Dec-01 - 07:13 PM
Thread Name: BS: Harry Potter: Good or Bad Witch part II
Subject: RE: BS: Harry Potter: Good or Bad Witch part II
But when it comes to dealing plausibly with magic, or imagining how a school for magicians might be, Ursula Leguin's Wizard of Earthsea is a much more thoughtful and far better written book. That's not to knock JK Rowling's enjoyable stuff, but it's not in the same league.

Incidentally, I see there's a fifth Earthsea book out - here is an extract