Publish date: October 15th 1996
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 498
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
Series: Camulod Chronicles (#1)
This book basically covers the start of a Roman dystopia. Think Roman fundamentalists. Perhaps we could describe all mediaeval fiction as Roman dystopian fiction?It was mostly interesting, although Varrus does some really stupid things and there are some needlessly detailed descriptions.
5 Stars, Buy it Kindle Version. Re-read review. As a side note, my cat Merlyn is named from a character in the series. Every bit as awesome as I remembered. Rich and full of detail. I absolutely love the two main male characters (Caius and Plubius). This book absolutely sucks you in, even on th...
The work of Arthurian literature that captured my imagination as a teen was Mary Stewart's Crystal Cave about Merlin--it was even assigned to me in high school. My knowledge up to then of King Arthur was that he was pure fantasy. Although there are fantasy elements in Stewart's tale, what fascinated...
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