Publisher: Harper Voyager
Pages no: 692
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
Unforgettable. This year my big authorial find has been Canadian writer Guy Gavriel Kay – or “God” as I now like to call him – who with this and “The Lions Of Al-Rassan” has managed to get me very excited about the storytelling potential of fantastical alt-history. GGK sprinkles fantasy elements ove...
Tigana is an epic fantasy story told within a single book. It’s full of political maneuvering and schemes, blind devotion to causes, touching friendships, and a bit of magic. There was enough world-building in this one book to sustain a longer series, and I would have happily read more books featu...
I love when I feel complete after I finish reading a book! I love that all the puzzle pieces eventually come together to complete the picture AND there are no extra pieces left over! This was a well written, plot driven story with relatable characters. I especially loved how the author handled D...
This is an amazing read, a book that makes you think about motives. Each character is complex and interesting and really has reasons for what they do. although at first you don't really get some of the reasons why a certain character is there it all comes clear eventually. Not the ideal book to b...
What more can be said other than everyone should read it. At least once. You won't be disappointed. Kay is a great prose writer. It doesn't even matter if fantasy isn't your thing because this book does not read like fantasy. It reads like the sort of well-written historical fiction that weaves in m...