Lord of Emperors (The Sarantine Mosaic, Book II)
Publish date: February 11th 2000
Publisher: Viking Canada (AHC)
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Alternate History
Series: The Sarantine Mosaic (#2)
An excellent sequel.
Sequel to Sailing to Sarantium. I loved the way Kay structured the book, and the world, and the characters. I was a little dubious about the very very end, which needed a bit more set-up to work for me. But overall, LOVE these two.
I do not always understand why some characters ended up doing some certain things. This book, or more accurately this duology, sometimes, does not make sense to me at all. 3.5 stars, just like [b:A Song for Arbonne|104085|A Song for Arbonne|Guy Gavriel Kay|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/...
I was quite satisfied with the ending. But getting to it was a lot of work. This book and its predecessor seem to just start so incredibly slowly, I find it incredibly difficult to motivate myself to get going. Kay details background for so many minor characters that only appear once in the story, a...
This is the second book in the Sarantine Mosaic series, following on from Sailing to Sarantium which I reviewed in August.Like the previous book, this story is mostly set in Sarantium which is heavily modelled on the Byzantine capital of Constantinople, with our protagonist working on the mosaics de...
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