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Roland of Gilead....Tick Tock

Advantages: Well crafted book that sticks to the story
Disadvantages: None

Stephen King - Dark Tower - Book 3 - The Wastelands Why read this one?... This is the third instalment in Stephen King's Dark Tower Series. It made sense to read it as I am engrossed in the tale of Roland and his posse. You couldn't stop me fro ...

dawnymarie 21.09.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Dark Tower: Waste Lands - Stephen King

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Raven! Raven with me!!

Advantages: tongue-in-cheek humour, ever so slightly different from most fantasy
Disadvantages: nothing really new under (Middle Earth's) sun

The tone of Dawnthief is set early on, as the opening battle draws to an end and one foe is bravely running away. Hirad Coldheart, one of our heroes, isn't about to let him get away and gives chase. Running hard, he's through a doorway and halfway across ...

Calypte 15.10.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Dawnthief - James Barclay

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James Barclay, the unsung master of action fantasy

Advantages: deep characters, non-stop action
Disadvantages: slightly simplistic in comparison to other authors

Ever since my early teens i have always been fascinated by fantasy novels, I read the hobbit and Lord of the Rings in my early teens and have slowly worked my way through the world of fantasy fiction. Eventually i was recommended James Barclay by a friend ...

Kingy501 12.05.2005 ∑ Read full review
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Dawnthief: Chronicles of the Raven 1

Advantages: very entertaining
Disadvantages: hard to put down

This is a very intense book, very fantasy oriontated elves,dragons and warrior types everything you need for a good fantasy story. It is about seven mercenaries who are getting a bit past their prime and are hired to save the world from the Wytch Lor ...

samnrich 05.02.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Fairy problems!!

Advantages: Excellent lead characters
Disadvantages: Fairies lacked personalities

Synopsis of the book: Sookie Stackhouse, the telepathic Waitress from Bon Temps just attracts trouble or so it seems. But even she couldnít be blamed when her estranged brother Jasonís Girlfriend is found crucified in the Barís Car park. Times ar ...

CPTDANIELS 09.04.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Dead and Gone - Charlaine Harris

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