Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 1st 1990
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Speculative Fiction
, Heroic Fantasy
, Sword And Sorcery
Series: Vlad Taltos -5 omnibus (#5)
Another very satisfying book in the Vlad Taltos series by Steven Brust. This one picks up pretty soon after the end of Teckla and a large portion of the happenings of this book involve the social and political events introduced in that one; namely, the leftist peasant revolt brewing amongst the Teck...
This review assumes you read the first two books in the series. Teckla and Phoenix are book three and five respectively. I'm reviewing them both as they are linked together (whereas book four is another jump to the past). The plot involves the Teckla (the lower class) plotting a revolution and t...
The Vlad Taltos series continues, and it's doing a great job of impressing me. This book was just as good as its predecessor, and has done an amazing job of keeping the Taltos material moving along. The story was good, nice to see things moving back into the assassin territory and a bit further from...
probably a bit more than a 3.0, due to the fact that the mehness I am feeling is because the main character is in a 'meh' place in his own life. A transition novel, and I am very curious about the 'new' Vlad!
one nice thing about a shorter book, you don't get bogged down in anything. Vlad helps save the Empire from invasion and from being torn apart from internal strife, but he also separates from his wife and takes off in exile to start a new life as a "not an assassin".
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