Canticle (Psalms of Isaak, #2)
Come back to the Named Lands in this compelling sequel to Ken Scholes amazing novel Lamentation.It is nine months after the end of the previous book. Many noble allies have come to the Ninefold Forest for a Feast in honor of General Rudolfo’s first-born child. Jin Li Tam, his wife and mother... show more
Come back to the Named Lands in this compelling sequel to Ken Scholes amazing novel Lamentation.It is nine months after the end of the previous book. Many noble allies have come to the Ninefold Forest for a Feast in honor of General Rudolfo’s first-born child. Jin Li Tam, his wife and mother of his heir, lies in childbed.As the feast begins, the doors of the hall fly open and invisible assassins begin attacking. All of Rudolfo’s noble guests are slain, including Hanric, the Marsh Queen’s Shadow. And on the Keeper’s Gate, which guards the Named Lands from the Churning Waste, a strange figure appears, with a message for Petronus, the Hidden Pope.Thus begins the second movement of The Psalms of Isaak, Canticle.
Publish date: August 31st 2010
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Pages no: 474
Edition language: English
Series: The Psalms of Isaak (#2)
Writing: 4.5Story/Plot: 5Depth/Detail: 5Enjoyment: 4.5Why more people have not been reading and talking about this series is absolutely beyond me. I read Ken Scholes' [b:Lamentation|3531469|Lamentation (Psalms of Isaak, #1)|Ken Scholes|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1312029311s/3531469.j...
Definitely stronger than the first one, even if the world does still seem a little too shiny. I mean, there's more than one passage pointing out that even the people covered in mud are quite clean, and the only time someone takes the time to clean blood off of a blade, it's invisible blood.He may be...
Got the first one in a giveaway, and now the second one from MacMillan's free book day! Now I just have to read them.
I have really been taken away by this series so far. There are going to be five books in all. The characters are well developed and you really get a feel for them all, even the ones you think may be the "bad" guy or girl. The world that is created in these first two books is amazing. You have differ...
For about the first half of this book I was confused, angry, and disappointed. A large part of this might have to do with the fact that I hadn't read the first book in the series in over a year, and had forgotten a lot of things, but a lot of it was also the fact that there is absolutely no expositi...