Publish date: March 1st 2011
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Quelle déception quand on sait que ce livre a été écrit par le même auteur que le génialissime Je suis une légende ! Le narrateur qui s'adresse constamment au lecteur était une bonne idée, mais ses incursions dans le récit deviennent vite redondantes, et donc lassantes. Oui, au bout de la 20ème foi...
Enjoyed the start, tolerated the premise, liked the descriptions and the voice of the reader, Bronson Pinchot. Not the most even of narratives, and the ending seemed a bit sudden.
Meh. I found this rather annoying and pointless. It wasn't terrible, and I managed to slog through, but it was a near thing. Neither erotic, nor enchanting, in my view.
Matheson's attempt at fantasy has more then a few moments of horror and he should have stuck to that genre. Between juvenile fey/ human sex fantasies and the tiresome back and forth between the fairy and the witch I became disenchanted pretty fast.The portrayal of women in this novel left me almost ...
This is a great story as the author will tell you. Once you get around page 120. Turns into a love story, really boring after that. Besides a couple fight sequences with Alex's worst enemy & a griffen.I had high expertations for this book, because I am a huge Matheson fan.
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