Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 1st 2000
Publisher: Baen Books
Pages no: 506
Edition language: English
Series: The Deed of Paksenarrion (#1)
Paksenarrion — Paks for short — is somebody special. She knows it, even if nobody else does yet. No way will she follow her father's orders to marry the pig farmer down the road. She's off to join the army, even if it means she can never see her family again.And so her adventure begins... the advent...
Original Publication Year: 1988 Genre(s): Fantasy Series: The Deed of Paksenarrion #1 Awards: Compton Crook Award Format: Audio (from Audible) Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck This is, perhaps arguably, a modern classic of the fantasy genre. I call it a classic because I feel like it shows up on pe...
Started out liking it. Strong female character, but fairly standard fantasy fare. And I was disappointed with the later books.
This is one of those books that I really wish I had read as a kid/teenager.It's a very "old skool" military fantasy, with the exception that the bad-ass warrior hero happens to be a heroine. The narration starts sometime in the future and tells the story of Paksennarion, a headstrong girl who join...
I read this based on a recommendation from a Goodreads member. I'm sorry to say that I wasn't converted. The book is decent, but not especially interesting; most of it is things we've seen before. Paksenarrion (the protagonist) is likeable, but much of the book is a fairly mechanical look at her ind...