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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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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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stand aside jack sparrow

Advantages: Swashbuckling fun as things begin to get complicated...
Disadvantages: Sometimes gets bogged down with plot but thankfully not for long...

THE MAD SHIP begins almost exactly where the previous novel left off; Captain Kennit has managed to capture himself the Liveship-turned-slaver, Vivacia after a turblent storm and a paticulary bloody uprising by her cargo of slaves which has left all but a ...

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Review of The Mad Ship - Robin Hobb

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A ship of madness

Advantages: An enthralling world, rich in description and encompassing believeably "real" characters
Disadvantages: Plotline on occasion is more drawn out then necessary

Althea Vestrit has lost the one thing she truly desires; the liveship of her family. Vivacia. Captained previously in Ship Of Magic by her sister's husband and subsequently seized by the pirate Kennit, she stands to fight long and hard to regain her ship, ...

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Review of The Mad Ship - Robin Hobb

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Liveship Gone Mad

Advantages: Brilliant, informative installment in the Trilogy
Disadvantages: Ended too soon

Book 2 of the Liveship Traders Trilogy (Hardback) Year Released: 1999 Number of Pages: 673 Synopsis of the Book: This is the second book in the Farseer Trilogy and the Liveships, Pirates, Serpents and Magic continues. Althea is not on Vivacia the s ...

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Review of The Mad Ship - Robin Hobb

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