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Dexter Comments: Let’s do it owlknight long, baby!

Published 1999

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 6.30 out of 10)
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18 Responses to “Owlknight”

  1. Bibliomancer Says:

    Needs a “basket of shurikens” tag.

  2. THX 1139 Says:

    Other books in this series:

    Owl Day and Owl of the Knight
    Owl Around the World
    Owl By Myself
    Owl I Wanna Do (don’t read on bus)
    Owl the Small Things
    Owl Kinds of Everything
    Owl Tomorrow’s Parties
    Owl Right Now
    Owl or Nothing
    Owl Shook Up
    Owl My Loving
    Owl Apologies
    Owl I Have To Do is Dream
    Owl I Need is Everything

  3. fred Says:

    Re-boot Knight Rider, with John Goodman as the voice of Owl.

  4. Alice Says:

    Jody Lee? I could’ve sworn Margaret Keane painted those owl eyes.

  5. Bruce A Munro Says:

    @THX 1139: OK, you’ve just made any further comments redundant.

  6. B. Chiclitz Says:

    Wait a minute. I’m reading this title as “Olwk Night,” correct?

    All of these puns using the word “all” seem misplaced if one pronounces the title correctly.

  7. Raoul Says:

    More intellectual property theft. Mercedes and Larry should sue the Trip Advisor, Xyzal, White Owl cigars and Wise potato chip owls. Looking at you too, Hooters.

  8. Tor Mented Says:

    I see that Senator Elizabeth Warren spent some of her early years in the Pacific Northwest.

  9. Tat Wood Says:

    It loooksa as if someone did a piece of artwork for a ‘see how many owls you can find in this picture’ puzzle, then someone novelised it.

    @Raoul: I never got the point of the Trip Advisor one. An owl with a Brummie accent isn’t my go-to guy for a hotel recommendation. “I was awake all night and there were mice everywhere. Oil give it Foive.”

  10. JuanPaul Says:

    The first two books in the Trilowlgy are:

    Owl Flight
    and
    Owl Sight

    Pretty fowl, right?

  11. Ray P Says:

    Owl at the Moon.

  12. Bruce A Munro Says:

    TFW you’re repotting your flowers and some weirdo with a thousand-yard stare flies up on a giant owl.

  13. B. Chiclitz Says:

    Novel about an Owl published by a Daw . . . . Hitchcock was right, the birds are taking over!

  14. GSS ex-noob Says:

    I submit that there is no Mercedes Lackey book without a cover that would score at least a 5 here on GSS (As maybe the contents would if we were that sort of site).

    This…

    @Tat’s apropos comment about the “find the owls” art
    The inexplicable, non-explanatory “description”
    That title font. Embossed for extra “class”
    The so-busy left side vs. the empty right side
    The egregious cultural appropriation

  15. Bruce A Munro Says:

    Once you notice it, you can’t Haida that cultural appropriation.

  16. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Haunted by the loss of his (1), can (2), now a (3), uncover a (4) which has been lost for years?

    1)
    a) parents
    b) Twitter account
    c) dealer
    d) beloved Soviet Union

    2)
    a) Darian
    b) The Donald
    c) the Hollywood drug addict passing for an actor
    d) Vladimir

    3)
    a) Master Mage
    b) loudmouth without a mouthpiece
    c) wreck of withdrawal symptoms
    d) Stalin wannabe

    4)
    a) trail
    b) dignity
    c) talent
    d) humanity

  17. GSS ex-noob Says:

    @ARY: 4 (b) and (d) are completely impossible, silly.

    All the (b) are outwith the ability of even SF fans to suspend disbelief.

    I like when you do these little multiple-choice quizzes, though.

  18. Anti-Sceptic Says:

    All three seem to have the same eyes. I think they all have the same mother.

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