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Offline Gothos

Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2011, 10:51:01 AM »
Just starting on EiBaG. So far i'm loving it.
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« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2011, 11:26:51 AM »
Just starting on EiBaG. So far i'm loving it.

I've loved all 6 of his so far, not a bad book amoung them!!   ;D

Offline Gothos

Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2011, 02:02:39 PM »
Just starting on EiBaG. So far i'm loving it.

I've loved all 6 of his so far, not a bad book amoung them!!   ;D

I find the whole insect comparecent really innovative. The covers all look fantastic, among some of the best i've ever seen, they are beautiful and the whole concept is just really intriguing. I'm going to have to juggle this series between my WoT re-read.
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the deepening pits of their gaze
vowed immortal war
against the sighing calm
of Jaghut seas . . .

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Offline ChristinaJL

Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2011, 03:54:07 PM »
I find the whole insect comparecent really innovative. The covers all look fantastic, among some of the best i've ever seen, they are beautiful and the whole concept is just really intriguing. I'm going to have to juggle this series between my WoT re-read.

I too like the innovation of his characters.  Plus as he goes through the book we get more Kinden and an expansion of the world.  Really enjoying his 7th book so far.  I'm also juggling this series with my first read of WOT (just read Crown of Swords) and Steven Erikson's Malazan series.

Offline Gothos

Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2011, 05:19:30 PM »
I find the whole insect comparecent really innovative. The covers all look fantastic, among some of the best i've ever seen, they are beautiful and the whole concept is just really intriguing. I'm going to have to juggle this series between my WoT re-read.

I too like the innovation of his characters.  Plus as he goes through the book we get more Kinden and an expansion of the world.  Really enjoying his 7th book so far.  I'm also juggling this series with my first read of WOT (just read Crown of Swords) and Steven Erikson's Malazan series.

I was actually hoping that next months book club (book) would be Gardens of the Moon. I've been meaning to read the Malazan series for a while now. With my WoT re-read I'm up to Lord of Chaos, which is by far the best one. I'll have to find somewhere to throw in the Allow of Law also when it comes out. Too many books, so little time, and me a terrible juggler. :D
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the deepening pits of their gaze
vowed immortal war
against the sighing calm
of Jaghut seas . . .

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Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #20 on: October 21, 2011, 08:58:59 AM »
I find the whole insect comparecent really innovative. The covers all look fantastic, among some of the best i've ever seen, they are beautiful and the whole concept is just really intriguing. I'm going to have to juggle this series between my WoT re-read.

I too like the innovation of his characters.  Plus as he goes through the book we get more Kinden and an expansion of the world.  Really enjoying his 7th book so far.  I'm also juggling this series with my first read of WOT (just read Crown of Swords) and Steven Erikson's Malazan series.

I was actually hoping that next months book club (book) would be Gardens of the Moon. I've been meaning to read the Malazan series for a while now. With my WoT re-read I'm up to Lord of Chaos, which is by far the best one. I'll have to find somewhere to throw in the Allow of Law also when it comes out. Too many books, so little time, and me a terrible juggler. :D

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« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2012, 09:44:54 AM »
I am halfway through the 8th book now. And i am enjoying the heck out of it. I thought the story would dry up and become boring after 8 books but nope, it is still fresh and brilliant.

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Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2013, 09:51:16 AM »
Bumppity Bump.

Started Empire in Black and Gold over the weekend and am absolutely hooked. The idea of the "insect-kinden" was a little off-putting before, but jeez he completely nails it. Terrific story to go with the whole concept. Very glad to have found a new, epic series that isn't one of the usual names. Great stuff and I've already ordered the 2nd book.
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Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2020, 07:56:32 AM »
Should I try to read Shadow of the apt again?  This book was one of the first fantasy novels I tried to read and bounced off it.


Recently I read a short story by the same author set in a different world and loved it.

Anyone else read  Tchaikovsky?
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« Reply #24 on: March 04, 2020, 03:09:26 PM »
I'm a massive Tchaikovsky fan, so obviously I think you should give it another go.  :D

If you don't like Empire in Black and Gold, you could always try one of his other series. Or standalones. or novellas. The man has a lot of books, and a lot of variety.

Which story did you read? Might be able to recommend something similar.
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« Reply #25 on: March 05, 2020, 01:17:10 PM »
Have to say that I love what Adrian Tchaikovsky writes. Try his standaloen fantasy novels if you bounced of Shadows of the Apt.
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« Reply #26 on: March 05, 2020, 07:55:32 PM »
I've only read Dogs of War, Walking to Aldebaran and Cage of Souls so far. They're all so different from each other, but I enjoyed all of them.

I'm definitely going to retry Shadows of the Apt at some point. I got a few chapters in, and it wasn't really grabbing me, but that is most likely just a case of wrong book, wrong time.

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Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #27 on: March 06, 2020, 07:56:42 AM »
I'm a massive Tchaikovsky fan, so obviously I think you should give it another go.  :D

If you don't like Empire in Black and Gold, you could always try one of his other series. Or standalones. or novellas. The man has a lot of books, and a lot of variety.

Which story did you read? Might be able to recommend something similar.

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Re: Adrian Tchaikovsky
« Reply #28 on: March 06, 2020, 08:33:28 AM »
I've only read his fantasy trilogy, and really enjoyed it!
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