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Compelling story based around the Trojan War

Advantages: Historical fantasy at its best
Disadvantages: None!

Although it is not immediately obvious, this is the second book in a trilogy about the Trojan War. It follows on from “Lord of the Silver Bow”. David Gemmell is one of the earlier fantasy writers, and his historical fantasy is amazing. *** The Main ...

wolfatgoogle 01.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Troy: Shield of Thunder - David Gemmell

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War Comes To Troy

Advantages: Superb Gripping Story
Disadvantages: The Wait For The Third Novel

Shield of Thunder is the second in the Troy Trilogy being written and released by classic Fantasy writer David Gemmell. Gemmell has a great history of writing fantasy books and with this series he's brought the idea of swords and sorcery to a famous ta ...

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A great second book

Advantages: High Excitement
Disadvantages: Can't put it down

This novel is a follow up to Lord of the Silver Bow and is set at a time when the war of Troy is looming and all of the Kings are congregating each with their own plans for conquest. Shield of Thunder returns the reader back to the time of Ancient Greece, ...

michie41 26.05.2007 · Read full review
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What have I started...

Advantages: good writing, good story
Disadvantages: hmm... well, I still don't like the cover!

...I’m not planning to have any big ‘spoilers’ in this op (well, there’s a few on the back of the book – I’m allowed those!). If you have plans on reading the Wheel of Time series, you might not want to read this though, a ...

Calypte 09.09.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Great Hunt - Robert Jordan

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The making of legends.

Advantages: huge amounts of plot
Disadvantages: you need to have read the first one.

This is the second book in a series, and its the kind of series that isn't going to make a whole lot of sense unless you read the first book. With some series, (think Harry Potter) you can outline what's happened before to a passable degree, but these boo ...

Bryn_Pearson 07.03.2002 · Read full review
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