Archive for June 30th, 2010
Jones’ Tough Guide (mocking the British “Rough Guides”) is a brilliant send-up of cliched fantasy literature, and was nominated for a Hugo Award in 1996. It is at once both brilliant criticism and a semi-serious exploration of the tropes and theses of fantasy literature, written by someone inside the genre.
WC wishes Ms. Jones a speedy and complete recovery. And thanks her sincerely for explaining why no one in fantasy literature ever wears socks.