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Browsing all articles tagged with Legends of the Red Sun.

The Book of Transformations by Mark Charan Newton

The Book of Transformations by Mark Charan Newton
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The Legends of the Red Sun series has been compared to the Book of the New Sun, and it’s not hard to see why. In both series, a dying red sun looms over the world, and a renaissance era society lives amongst the ruins of a far more advanced civilization. All around are relics of […]

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The Broken Isles by Mark Charan Newton

The Broken Isles by Mark Charan Newton
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Well, here we are ladies and gents, the finale fling for The Legends of the Red Sun series. And you know what? What a satisfying last jaunt it is. The prologue introduces us to Jeza, a young cultist of sorts who is led to the remains of an ages-old creature known as the Mourning Wasp […]

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City of Ruin by Mark Charan Newton

City of Ruin by Mark Charan Newton
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Often these reviews begin with comparing the writer in question with another; or even to a combination of two or even three writers. The novel features boats, then compare the writer to Stevenson, Forester or O’Brian; epic fantasy, then evoke the name of Tolkien; more in the swords and sorcery vein? Howard or Moorcock. Bit […]

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Nights of Villjamur by Mark Charan Newton

Nights of Villjamur by Mark Charan Newton
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If you didn’t live through the Golden Age of Speculative Fiction (I didn’t) and haven’t gone back and read some of the fantastic 1930’s-1950’s novels (I have), you are certainly missing out. Today, fantasy and science fiction novels tend to be more character based than they were back then. Back in this ‘Golden Era’ the […]

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Mark Charan Newton Interview

Mark Charan Newton Interview 

Mark Charan Newton, author of the Legends of the Red Sun series—presently Nights of Villjamur, City of Ruin, and The Book of Transformations—isn’t your typical fantasy writer. In fact, buying his books on Amazon will send your way a veritable myriad of different genres in subsequent recommendations. With themes ranging from “new weird”, to the […]

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