Thursday, October 30, 2003

Books are back in fashion, thanks to Rowling's magic
I certainly didn't set out to teach, or to preach, to children.
I wanted to depict the ambiguities of a society where bigotry, cruelty, hypocrisy and corruption are rife, the better to show how truly heroic it is, whatever your age, to fight a battle that can never be won.

· Partial Dragons - and pots of gold: Teenage master of monsters [SMH: Paolini]