Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 1st 2000
Publisher: Baen Books
Pages no: 506
Edition language: English
Series: The Deed of Paksenarrion (#1)
Original Publication Year: 1988 Genre(s): Fantasy Series: The Deed of Paksenarrion #1 Awards: Compton Crook Award Format: Audio (from Audible) Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck This is, perhaps arguably, a modern classic of the fantasy genre. I call it a classic because I feel like it shows up on pe...
Started out liking it. Strong female character, but fairly standard fantasy fare. And I was disappointed with the later books.
This is one of those books that I really wish I had read as a kid/teenager.It's a very "old skool" military fantasy, with the exception that the bad-ass warrior hero happens to be a heroine. The narration starts sometime in the future and tells the story of Paksennarion, a headstrong girl who join...
I read this based on a recommendation from a Goodreads member. I'm sorry to say that I wasn't converted. The book is decent, but not especially interesting; most of it is things we've seen before. Paksenarrion (the protagonist) is likeable, but much of the book is a fairly mechanical look at her ind...
I wanted to like this book, but it just did not work (for me). Although the writing is thorough and descriptive, most of the problems I have with this book come down to its third person (sort of) limited narration. Most of the time, details enhance the story and help build the world, but sometimes...