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With the impending release of Peter V. Brett’s The Daylight War, the latest installment of his Demon Cycle, I thought the time was ripe to have a look back at where it all started, with a fresh review of The Painted Man. I read this book for the first time recently and if it lay [...]
For the last few years we’ve run articles where we’ve chosen our top 10 most anticipated novels for the coming year. They’ve proved overwhelmingly popular, amassing just shy of 200,000 hits in total! As a result, we decided last year to take things a step further and ask the publishers what their top 5 most [...]
In my opinion, Peter V. Brett is one of the finest examples of a modern fantasy author. For those of you who don’t know why I’m such a huge fan of Peter V. Brett, you can read reviews for The Painted Man and The Desert Spear to find out. To summarise it for you though, Peter V. [...]
Last year I reluctantly read The Painted Man. I say reluctantly because everyone told me that I had to read it but based on the tagline, ‘Sometimes, there is very good reason to be afraid of the dark,’ and the generic hooded figure on the cover it looked like another run of the mill fantasy [...]
The Painted Man and The Desert Spear are among my favourite books ever written. Not only is the story absolutely brilliant, but Peter V. Brett’s writing is just simply, what I like to call: readable. Creating a fantasy world that drags you in and has an atmosphere that terrifies you and yet keeps you gripped [...]
To Arlen the night was a thing to be feared. In his world things didn’t just lurk in the night, they owned it. The only safe place to be when the sun set, was behind magical warding symbols. The only way to live through the coreling demons’ nightly onslaughts was to hide and pray that [...]