The Forge of Darkness
Publish date: August 2nd 2012
Publisher: Bantam Press
Pages no: 760
Edition language: English
Series: The Kharkanas Trilogy (#1)
Forge of Darkness, the first book ofSteven Erikson's Malazan prequel, The Kharkanas Trilogy, struck me in much the same way that Gardens of the Moon did so many years ago. In both cases, it took me several aborted attempts to get through the book. In fact, it was only the arrival of an ARC of Fall o...
Before writing my reviews, I have the tendency to look over other reviews for the same book to get an idea of what the book reviewing community has to say about what I just read. Doing that for this review has made me realize how much in the minority I am in my feelings for this particular book. Thi...
Reading this I felt like I had already been given the biggest, bestest, tastied birthday cake EVER (the Malazan series) and then somebody delivered the icing. I loved this. LOVED IT with the fire of a thousand suns. It's no secret that I worship at Erikson's altar, but still, I was nervous to begin ...
If you’re a fan of the Malazan Book of the Fallen, forget everything you ever thought you knew about the Tiste, the Jaghut, or anything or anyone else you encountered in that series. Better yet – since Erikson here and other authors in my recent reading have emphasized that the stories we tell ourse...
This book was not an easy read, there was no humor as was in the Malazan books. Also, you would want to read the Malazan series first to understand some of the importance of what is happening. Overall I loved this book, but hope the next book in the series will be a little easier to read.