The Desert of Souls
Publish date: February 15th 2011
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Pages no: 309
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Sword and Sand (#1)
A fun, charming, entertaining adventure with great historical settings, great characterization, good mix of action, humor, intrigue and suspense as well as speculative elements. An old fashioned heroic fantasy/sword and sorcery mix--technically historical fantasy per the author. Well written and a f...
This book was a fun sword-and-sorcery adventure yarn set in 8th Century Baghdad. Think of the Prince of Persia movie, but more historically accurate and better written. I get the sense that could be more stories set with the two main characters and it will be fun to read them if they are ever writ...
Very enjoyable; had a hard time putting it down, even for dinner. It's told from the viewpoint of the faithful warrior, which is an interesting take in fantasy--lots of bards, scholars and loveable scoundrels narrating, but not many warriors. It's an interesting viewpoint, because often his interp...