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Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay

Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay
5

Under Heaven is the first book in the Under Heaven duology. It is set in a fictionalized version of the Tang Dynasty of 8th Century China and contains a masterful story of family, intrigue and power. “The world is not something to be understood. It is vanity, illusion to even try.” This was my first […]

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The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay

The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay 

Warning: Contains Stage 9 Book Adoration and Booze Let’s just get this out of the way, and then maybe we can level with each other. I loved The Lions of Al-Rassan. Now, if you have a problem with that, you can meet me outside in three minutes and I’ll introduce you to my wrath via […]

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Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay
3.5

Children of Earth and Sky, Guy Gavriel Kay’s 13th novel, interweaves several individual tales into a larger story highlighting the pain and opportunity and fragility of living between clashing empires in an alternate Renaissance Europe. Although Kay likes to say his books are histories that take a quarter-turn to the fantastic, in this case, he […]

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Forgotten Male Fantasy Authors Of The 80s

Forgotten Male Fantasy Authors Of The 80s 

Editor’s Note: Due to the lack of women writers on this post, Fantasy-Faction has posted a similar version focusing on women writers who readers of today may not have heard of. We decided to do this instead of adding them to this list, because when we asked for suggestions over Twitter we quickly hit double […]

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Fantasy Book Club – February 2014: Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay

Fantasy Book Club – February 2014: Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay 

For February, our book club has selected The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay. I have heard so much praise for Kay’s books and that his prose is just a joy to read, so I am really looking forward to finally reading one of his books, and even happier that I get to read […]

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Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay

Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
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Tigana is a book that came highly recommended. The back cover claims that it ‘is breathtaking in its vision, and changes forever the boundaries of fantasy fiction.’ It has many rave reviews, yet appears to have its fair share of critics, too. First published in 1990, it’s a book I would have avoided back then, […]

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Women to Watch Out For in 2013

Women to Watch Out For in 2013 

The blog post listing the most anticipated fantasy books of 2013 got a bit of negative attention because of the complete absence of women from the top ten. I thought I would lend a hand by listing a few 2013 books by women that people might find interesting. Of course any such list does depend […]

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The World of Guy Gavriel Kay

The World of Guy Gavriel Kay 

I am not your typical fantasy reader. I don’t like orcs, trolls, gnomes, goblins or unicorns. I will confess to a weakness for elves, and I enjoy the occasional dragon story, as long as it’s original and well-written. I also don’t care for the latest werewolf-vampire-demon hunter that paradoxically ends up in bed with said […]

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