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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Orenthal, January 16, 2012

I am rereading the entire Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon now. I am on the 4th book and have several more to go. This series is so good that it calls me back again,and again. The characters are great and I can picture them as they move through the books. Sometimes their adventures are pretty fantastic, but within the context of the story, they are not only believable but totally captivating. One day I happened to be at Powells in Cedar Hills Crossing. I looked up and realized that Diana Gabaldon was scheduled to speak in about 15 minutes! How amazing is that?? Obviously I stayed to listen and found her to be different than I'd imagined, but very charming, funny, and an interesting speaker. It's often difficult to imagine what the author of a favorite book or series, looks like. Are they similar to the characters they've created? (Does the author of The Hobbit, look like a hobbit, or a wizard?) Diana Gabaldon doesn't have flaming red hair, like her main characters, Jamie and Bree, nor does she appear to have very curly, unruly and long hair, like Claire. She does have long, dark hair, perhaps resembling Jamie's sister, Jennie. But maybe not!! Imagination, isn't it grand?
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