Publish date: 2014-09-09
Pages no: 832
Edition language: English
Lots of charmers in the crowd. My favorite story was by Gillian Flynn, and is also available as a tiny stand-alone book, perfect for fans of Gone Girl and all those reverses. But it is still a good idea to get the great big book which is full of excellent short stories that take the idea of "rogue" ...
There were a few stories in here that felt really awkward as short stories, but overall, the stories were amazing, and it was nice to read snippets of work from authors I want to read, or in some cases, never even heard of!
I loved the short stories and thought that all had some very interesting story lines. Some were weaker than others, but this definitely makes me want to look into some authors I might not have thought about before.
Saved the best for last (George RR Martin)... how I am yearning for more Westeros...
The introduction: really useful to A) know Martin knows his reads B) get good advice where to look for interesting rogues in sci-fi and fantasy books. I'm mainly a reader of new-century fantasy with a penchant for the grim, the dark and warfare, so it's good to broaden the horizons.“Tough Times All ...