The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks: Review
 

The Broken Eye

Review

 
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
 

American Gods

Review

 
A Snake In The Grass by K. A. Stewart
 

A Snake In The Grass

Review

 

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The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks: Review

The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks: Review
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Intro & Recap I admit that when Brent Weeks announced he was going to take a break from the Night Angel world – leaving behind incredible characters such as Kylar, Durzo and Viridiana – I sighed. In fact, I thought he was crazy. I mean, I don’t have access to Brent’s bank account (despite a number […]

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‘Lords of the Fallen’ gets an even better trailer!

We talk a lot about the ‘Grim’ and ‘Gritty’ trends in fantasy novels right now, but those who play video games have undoubtedly noticed that this trend has carried over to that medium too. For those who don’t know, Lords of the Fallen is a dark and mysterious fantasy RPG due for release this October. […]

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‘George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb In Discussion’ Full Event Video

‘George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb In Discussion’ Full Event Video 

A week or so ago I posted a report of the ‘George R.R. Martin and Robin Hobb In Discussion’ event held in London on August 19th 2014 and organised by Harper Voyager. There was a live stream on the night and Blinkbox have been hosting clips of the event over the course of the last […]

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Richard Ford Interview

Richard Ford Interview 

Richard Ford is the author of a number of fantasy and science-fiction stories. His latest series, Steelhaven, is a gritty fantasy novel in the same vein as Joe Abercrombie and has the same kind of epic feel and interchanging viewpoints as A Game of Thrones. Here’s the blurb for the first in the series, Herald of […]

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George R.R. Martin Ice Bucket Challenge

George R.R. Martin Ice Bucket Challenge 

If you are active on Social Media, watch television, read newspapers or have left your house – even once – in the past few weeks, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge. Sadly, not quite as many people know about the cause, promoting the awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encouraging […]

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Interview with Patrick Rothfuss

Interview with Patrick Rothfuss 

The following is a 15 minute interview with Patrick Rothfuss focused on his upcoming novella, The Slow Regard of Silent things. I’ve uploaded the audio – *CRINGE* – and transcribed the entire thing (as best I can) for people who’d prefer to give it a read. As you will know, Patrick Rothfuss doesn’t make it […]

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Breaking News: Peter V. Brett announces ‘Skull Throne’ release date

Just a week after Fantasy-Faction’s Grim gathering, Peter V. Brett has shared some VERY exciting news: Seeing as Peat only just finished the novel (like, literally a few weeks ago) that date will be quite an impressive turn around; either Peter’s writing is REALLY, REALLY polished by the time he sends the book in or […]

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Event Review: George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb in conversation

Event Review: George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb in conversation 

Lets face it, in the UK, how many chances are we going to have the opportunity to see two of Fantasy’s greatest authors, George R.R. Martin and Robin, under one roof? The answer is ‘very few’. We, British Fantasy fans, have been spoilt over the last few years. We’ve had two ‘world’ fantasy / science-fiction […]

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Brent Weeks Interview

Brent Weeks Interview 

Running a fantasy blog, I’m often asked who my favourite authors are. Upon giving my answers, people are often surprised that the likes of Robert Jordan, George R.R. Martin, J.R.R. Tolkien and so on aren’t in my top 5 (or even 10). I think it’s because when I started reading fantasy it was because I […]

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Fantasy-Faction Anthology – Website Visitor Edition

Fantasy-Faction Anthology – Website Visitor Edition 

Next week we will be getting the first delivery of our Fantasy-Faction Anthology! This first edition print is a special edition that we will be making available just to you guys, Fantasy-Faction’s Website and Forum users, a month before the ISBN editions (both ebook and print) are launched and distributed. Here’s what’s inside: From award […]

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George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Ice Dragon’ Preview

George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Ice Dragon’ Preview 

Like Terry Pratchett, George R.R. Martin quite enjoyed writing stories for younger readers early on in his career. One of these, The Ice Dragon, is soon set for a rerelease by TOR books and to mark the occasion is getting an incredible new cover. For those unfamiliar with the story, here is the blurb: In the world […]

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‘Dragonriders of Pern’ Movie?

‘Dragonriders of Pern’ Movie? 

With the success of the Game of Thrones TV show, television studios have been optioning and piloting a number of our favourite fantasy novel series over the last few years. The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss, the Shannara books by Terry Brooks, The Magicians by Lev Grossman, to name but a few. And now it seems Hollywood […]

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