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The Door Into Fire - Diane Duane
The Door Into Fire
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780812536713 (0812536711)
Publisher: Mentor Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: The Tale of the Five (#1)
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ferningur rated it
This is definitely the most underwhelming book I've read this year, so much I was on the verge of dropping it a few times, and it's a shame. What got my attention and made me curious to go and read through it is the fact that the main character is a bisexual man leaning towards other men and mostl...
Mammarella rated it
1.0 The Door Into Fire (The Tale of the Five #1) by Diane Duane
Sex. Drugs. And Rock... Color Purple. Very 70-ies. What. A. Drag. Never a straight (no pun) line in this book. I don't mind when a story gets from A to D via B, C and while at it detours through E and K. I do mind however, when the author goes through entire alphabet to connect A to B. Now imagine t...
ambyr rated it
3.0 The Door into Fire
Not quite as cool as I remember (not enough Segnbora), but still pretty cool. As with Alanna: The First Adventure, I was surprised by how episodic the narrative was; in my memories, I smoothed it out into something more flowing. The plot itself is fairly formulaic, and this volume doesn't have quite...
wealhtheow rated it
This is a basic sword and sorcery quest, with a Patricia McKillip-style introspective main character. Herewiss contains powerful magic, but he cannot harness it, not even to save his beloved and best friend, an overthrown king. Two very interesting aspects of this book: 1)the culture accepts various...
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4.0 The Door Into Fire
[These notes were made in 1990:]. Not a Star Trek novel. This is a swords-and-sorcery tale, the first part of projected four-parter which appears to have been abandoned after Part 2 (presumably when Duane discovered she could sell ST).[2010 note: my cynicism was apparently unwarranted - I see there...
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