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Connie Willis
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Who recommends: Julie, Catie, Danielle, Edith, Isabel, Suzanne, Barbara, Tanya, Margaret
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Perfect, just perfect. Like a Hepburn-Grant screwball comedy with time-travel.--Danielle

This was such a fun read for me. I don't usually like anything futuristic but this one was delightful. I liked the humor and banter between h/h.--Julie

Wonderful book! Light and funny and charming.--Isabel (31 Jul 99)

Easy to see why this won the Hugo. I had been stuck on or about page 40, making no sense whatsoever of the book at all, trying for the life of me to figure out what a bishop's bird stump was (and yes, the book does explain). It didn't help that the book was written in the first person and that person had time-lag ...

I'm not one to laugh out loud. LMB in A CIVIL CAMPAIGN did get me LOL - Willis just had me smiling. I devoured it flying into Pennsylvania on Thursday - now was this sensible? Well written, hilarious, engaging characters, good subplots. Not a keeper but yeah, I'd recommend it. Reminded me a lot of SORCERY AND CECILIA with the time period - but SORCERY was much tighter for me and worked better.--Barbara (19 Sep 99)

This is a *lovely* book, and I really do like the 'tone' (for lack of a better word) of Connie Willis' romances.--Tanya (19 Oct 00)

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