Pages no: 700
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Ile-Rien (#2)
4.5 stars. The first Ile-Rien book was fine, an entertaining fantasy story, but this one is on another level of sophistication. Compelling characters, the right amount of tension, lavish descriptions, complex relationships, clever world-building, mature romance just hinted at, top-notch storytelling...
One of the things I love best about this series is how the world changes with time. Here we're reading about the great-great-great grandchildren of the characters of the last book, in a city that has undergone massive changes in technology and a Haussmann-style total renovation, but you still get re...
The Death of the Necromancer is the second of the Ile-Rien books by Martha Wells (I read The Element of Fire for the first time recently). I had actually read Necromancer before, back when I was first discovering Wells and lots of people were saying how wonderful it was. I agree, BUT I think that th...
I started the later Ile-Rien books and didn't quite love them; I want to try again because I loved this one and think with the additional backstory my reaction will be better. Anyway, this was a great mix of gaslight fantasy, plus a mystery and con artists and revenge.