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Mark Lawrence's fantasy classic - The Liar's Key

Advantages: A good bit of escapism
Disadvantages: You don't want to join the party on the fifth book

...When it comes to fantasy fiction, few do it better than UK author Mark Lawrence. His first trilogy of books, The Broken Empire, was a clever blend of humour, youthful bloodletting and a cute world based in a future Europe fractured into 100 nation states, ...

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Review of The Liar's Key - Mark Lawrence

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Christmas fantasy for the whole year!

Advantages: Amazing plot, well thought out links
Disadvantages: None!

I got Lost Christmas as a Christmas present from a lovely couple next door, who always give me gifts on special occasions as such. It's been gathering dust for almost a year, so I read it a few days ago and got hooked. Background First publis ...

honeyjade 23.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Lost Christmas - David Logan

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Diamond review  A Mystical Celtic Depiction Of Land & Sea

Advantages: Imaginative, terms-character names, illustrations, mystical/celtic feel,
Disadvantages: A bit complicated with sub plots - hard to grasp at first

...Info. --- Number of pages - 293 Number of chapters - 27 Publisher - Harvill Secker Price - £9.09 currently, if bought brand new via Amazon UK (as of August 7th, 2015). --- Plot Synopsis --- In this novel, the world is ma ...

IzzyS 07.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Gracekeepers - Kirsty Logan

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Mark Lawrence plays it safe with Prince of Fools

Advantages: Solid fantasy fiction with a believable world
Disadvantages: Too similar to what has come before

While I’d love to write a published book one day, I confess that I’m lazy after working all day and I find it far easier to rattle off a self published review on an evening rather than continue on the long straight and narrow with one of the two half comp ...

cr01 17.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Prince of Fools - Mark Lawrence

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Night Fall

Advantages: A well-realised fantasy world, with an all-action tale
Disadvantages: None

...falls, all fall, so says the old legend. Oldest, first and greatest of all the Derai Houses on the Wall, the house of Night is proud of its role as holders of the Keep of the Winds, primary defence on the Shield Wall of Night – a range of mountai ...

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Review of The Heir of Night - Helen Lowe

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