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He did it all for love

Advantages: Gives insight into the creation of Druss, the hero of Gemmell's first novel, Legend
Disadvantages: Although it's a prequel, it needs to be read AFTER Legend

Legend was the first novel written by David Gemmell, the undisputed King of Heroic Fantasy, and this is the story of how Druss the Legend was created. For those that haven't read Legend and know nothing of Druss, he is known among the people of his world ...

cjkace 18.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend - David Gemmell

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Brilliant tales of an incredible character.

Advantages: Engaging story of revenge and Heroism
Disadvantages: Relates to 'Legend' and should be read after.

...This is a marvellous book chronicling the adventures of one the most likeable and engaging characters ever to be written. Gemmell has a way of creating great protagonists with Druss being the best of the lot, and for those who have read Gemell's first b ...

Antnic78 08.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend - David Gemmell

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Helikaon, who is also Aneaus...and Co.

Advantages: A breathtaking re-telling that will make you want to read more
Disadvantages: It can be a bit confusing if you don't know the basics of the source myth

This, the third chapter in Gemmell's epic re-telling of the Trojan wars, finds the heroes poised for death or glory. Once more I come to a tale part told, so you must forgive the gaps in my knowledge which undoubtedly reduced my enjoyment of this book. ...

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Review of Troy: Fall Of Kings (Troy) - David Gemmell

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Back Once again with a Sci Fi Master

Advantages: Great absorbing story
Disadvantages: big book - might be worth downloading ebook

...Peter F Hamilton has managed to continue building on this incredibly detailed absorbing universe with another monster story. The Dreaming Void is part of a new trilogy for Peter F Hamilton and in a similar way to previous titles from the author, the reade ...

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Review of The Dreaming Void (Void Trilogy 1) (Void Trilogy 1) (Void Trilogy 1) - Peter F. Hamilton

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The complete Chronicles of Conan

Advantages: A great introduction to Conan
Disadvantages: Can be hard to find the paperbeck editions

...Having been an avid reader and collector of all things Conan I was delighted to find this book. I thought the presentation was excellent i.e. the black cover with gold lettering. The size and weight of the book gives a value for money feel. Any fan/col ...

conan8445 01.10.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The complete chronicles of Conan: Centenary edition - Robert E. Howard

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