March 01, 2021, 03:52:22 AM

Author Topic: FFBB: Best Writer - R16 - Tad Williams vs. Michael Crichton vs. Scott Lynch  (Read 2707 times)

Offline ScarletBea

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#5 - Tad Williams

VS

#28 - Michael Crichton

VS

#21 - Scott Lynch
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This was hard. I do like Williams, but as I said earlier Scott wrote Lies.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Damn... I went Crichton for this one, but it was really close.
Slow and steady wins the race.

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No doubts for me on this one, Lynch
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Looks like  a clear winner here.
According to some,* heroic deaths are admirable things

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I went Tad Williams because of sustained fun over 10+ novels, even though “Lies” is a favorite book.
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Looks like  a clear winner here.

You mean: Locke's like . . .'  ;)

I'm abstaining again. Lynch is the only one I've read and I'm in that <0.1% who didn't enjoy it.
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