Publish date: May 16th 2006
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
Series: Newford 1 (#16)
Two upfront disclaimers: One, I am not a fan of urban fantasy. I think it's a real kitschy genre and I've never been able to take it seriously. Two, I never read any of the previous books in this series. So, hey, if this is your thing and you've been following these characters for a long time, my re...
Probably more a 3.5 than a 3 - I did enjoy this one quite a bit, the more so since it had been a while since I'd indulged in any fantasy, and I was leery of waltzing into the middle of an established series and an established "world". However, as advertised, it was relatively easy to read as a stand...
Charming and delightful are two adjectives easily used to describe Widdershins by the always excellent Charles de Lint. That is not to say it is without darker moments, full of controversial and disturbing contents. The best thing about de Lint is that he handles such subject matter delicately; enou...
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