The Element of Fire
Publish date: November 13th 2006
Publisher: Martha Wells
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, Speculative Fiction
, Fantasy Of Manners
Series: Ile-Rien (#1)
I liked this tale. It is very fantasy, maybe a bit on the classic side but it holds up well, and I particularly appreciated the clear narrative approach, its refreshing straightforwardness –by no means to be confused with simplicity. There are interesting characters, action, politics, irony and myst...
The Element of Fire is Martha Wells’ first published novel, and the first book in the Ile-Rien series. I hadn’t read it before, because I’ve read the Ile-Rien books in about as out-of-order a sequence as you can manage. I don’t recommend this approach. At any rate, The Elements of Fire introduces ...
The best fantasy I’ve read in at least a year. If you enjoy GRRM’s Song of Ice and Fire series, you should pick this book up as well. The old king is dead. In his place rules his only living son, the weak and ineffectual King Roland, who is utterly at the command of his treacherous childhood friend....
Swashbuckling, intrigue, sorcery, snide banter, evil attack fairies...Free at http://www.marthawells.com/eof1-8.htm