And then got your kids to read because you knew they'd just love them?
And then were surprised by their comments about the plotting, motivation, and thinness of some of the characters? Which were right on target?
Yeah ... that's what we've got here with Rose's review of Deathworld. Which made me laugh several times.
Still, what is character development in the face of carnivorous plants, poisonous animals, murderous bacteria, and the perpetual threat of volcanic eruptions? I’m not going to read a book called Deathworld for characters talking about their feelings.