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Re: Nominations for the April 2020 Book club
« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2020, 03:12:48 AM »
Feist and Wurtz’s Empire series was based on medieval Japan. That’s basically what the world of Kelewan was. The closest Feist came to doing something middle eastern themed was Prince of the Blood, which was largely set in the Empire of Kesh, which was kind of Egyptian in feel.

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« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2020, 04:42:47 AM »
Also is GGK's Lions of Al-Rassan secondary world enough/are we considering Islamic Spain as Middle East?

If GGK, I think one of the books more involved with Sarantium is probably more suitable - the second book of The Sarantine Mosaic in particular looks at the seeds of his version of Islam.

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Re: Nominations for the April 2020 Book club
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2020, 06:19:20 AM »
Don’t get too hang up with labels , let’s be loosely flexible.

I pick the themes from the suggestion thread. We can have open nominations  where you could pick any book occasionally.

I want themes as I think it fun to think outside the box and to try something different from which otherwise wouldn’t get a look in.


People used to pick  their popular and favourite books and no one bothered to read them, already read them you see. Ask @Nighteyes about it got lumbered by books he didn’t want to read and the ones who picked it never bothered to post.

And as no one  has seconded anything to go on the voting topic  I guess we going to go with my pick anyway  ;D

Or we can abandon the nominations as I can see it being too much trouble for me as I suffer from anxiety and don’t like conflict and the nominations thread  is stressing me out or I can step down and let someone else take over the book club.

http://fantasy-faction.com/forum/book-club/themegenre-suggestions/msg53974/#msg53974
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Re: Nominations for the April 2020 Book club
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2020, 04:33:59 PM »
I've seconded the Cats books already!  ;D
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