Publish date: February 6th 2007
Publisher: Roc Hardcover
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Urban Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
I don't bother to write a synopsis of the book, because I think most people who review books on Goodreads already know what the book is about.So, to dive right in: I was unaware initially that this is a young adult book, and while that doesn't necessarily mean it's going to be uninteresting to adult...
It's not very often that I dislike a book enough to give it only one star. I did not enjoy anything about this book. After about 50 pages I knew I didn't like it but I decided to give it the benefit of the doubt solely because it was a World Fantasy Award winner. What? Why?! Ugghhh! Talk about ...
I did a lot of skimming in this book. There were aspects I really enjoyed, especially seeing some Fionavar characters again. There was also a lot of the EPIC DOOMED LOVE TRIANGLE THROUGH THE AGES stuff that isn't much to my tastes, although it's clearly to Kay's. Ultimately: kinda fun, but not wh...
The man who brought us The Fionavar Tapestry, and who vocally distanced himself from the epic fantasy genre years later, returns with a simple tale that plays clever homage to the classic that started it all.