Posted by: Agent Q <Send E-Mail> Date: Friday, November 8, 2002, at 11:21 a.m. IP Address: c-24-126-217-196.we.client2.attbi.com
In Response to:
this is great(Dan Sartori)
> I think the notion that all fantasy books published recently are
> attempting to cheat Harry Potter is one of the most ridiculous things I
> have read in a long time on this site. Ok, so nobody can ever write
> another children's fantasy book, because if they did it would be such an
> obvious attempt to steal J.K. Rowling's ideas? PLEASE!
They're not all just hype, the rumors about plagirism. There is a book recently published in Russia called Tanya Grotter and the Magical Double Bass.
Grotter is an orphaned 11-year-old girl who rides a magical double bass, wears glasses, has an unusual mark on her face (a mole on her nose), and makes use of magic words to set spells in motion.