The Last Light Of The Sun
From the multiple award-winning author of Tigana, A Song for Arbonne, and the three-book Fionavar Tapestry that "can only be compared to Tolkien's masterpiece" (Star-Phoenix), this powerful, moving saga evokes the Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Norse cultures of a thousand years ago. Author... show more
From the multiple award-winning author of Tigana, A Song for Arbonne, and the three-book Fionavar Tapestry that "can only be compared to Tolkien's masterpiece" (Star-Phoenix), this powerful, moving saga evokes the Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Norse cultures of a thousand years ago. Author Biography: Guy Gavriel Kay has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in the literature of the fantastic, is a two-time winner of the Aurora Award, and has been nominated three times for the World Fantasy Award. His works have been translated into 21 languages.
Publish date: April 30th 2005
Pages no: 499
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Alternate History
Hmm. I may return to this book, because I feel a nagging at the back of my mind for no reason I can see. I disliked all the characters and thought it was beyond boring, but there was just something there, you know? In a few reviews I saw that this was the authors worst book, so I may go find another...
Guy Gavriel Kay, along with George R. R. Martin, are perhaps the best living writers of epic fantasy, and "The Last Light of the Sun" is up to his usual standards. However, this does mean that one has to be in the mood to read epic fantasy to enjoy it.This is the sort of book where I think one's enj...
I got halfway through this novel and got distracted by something else. My love for Guy Gavriel Kay is almost limitless, but I realized that I couldn't figure out what was going on or where the story was going, so I stopped reading it. Perhaps another time.
This book is... interesting. I've never read anything quite like it before. The story is set in an alternate 9th century Earth and ties together the English, Welsh, and Vikings. After finishing it a week or two ago, I'm still not sure what to think, so I'll just list my impressions: The Good: 1. His...
I bought this book with a gift card that I received on graduating high school...five years ago, it took me this long to read it for reasons I cannot really explain. It sat on my shelf in the dorms, sharing space over the years with all of my text books and other "pleasure" reads that always more rea...