The Son of Summer Stars by Meredith Ann Pierce
 

The Son of Summer Stars

Classic SFF Review

 
The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss
 

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

Review

 
The Anointed by Keith Ward – SPFBO #4 Finals Review
 

The Anointed

SPFBO #4 Finals Review

 

Browsing all articles tagged with The Blade Itself.

Locke and Me

Locke and Me 

For many years – particularly my late teens – fantasy was my genre of choice. I devoured anything I could get from my local library (back then, they seemed to have everything) and working there for my first Saturday job felt like a dream come true. I’d spend school holidays reading and role-playing, the characters […]

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The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
3.5

One of the many shocks that George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire gave me was how vivid the narration became by writing chapters from the point of view of many different characters. By showing us how people from different backgrounds react to the events of the plot, we get a portrait of […]

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The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
5

The term ‘gritty’ is quickly becoming overused in fantasy and it’s all thanks to Joe Abercrombie. Certainly, if you look at who earned its first usage and to this day remains at the forefront of ‘gritty fantasy’ it is Mr. Abercrombie. It seems that the term has been on the tip of blogger’s and reviewer’s […]

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Fantasy Book Club – March 2011: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

Fantasy Book Club – March 2011: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie 

Well, we’ve all finished or at least nearly finished The Name of the Wind and what a book it was! The sequel is of course out this month and where as many of us will be jumping upon that whale of a book (I hear it’s almost 1000 pages!), many more of us are going […]

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