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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 ...

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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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The world of shadows awaits...

Advantages: Great plot, setting
Disadvantages: No circus

About the book Shadowplay is the second book in the Pantomime series by Laura Lam. The book was published by Strange Chemistry on 2nd January and it is 400 pages long. I received an ebook for review through NetGalley. Synopsis The horrors of ...

linzee_loulabelle 14.12.2013 · Read full review
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Hail the Emperor of Fantasy Fiction, Mark Lawrence

Advantages: Perfect ending to the Thorns trilogy in every way
Disadvantages: None for me

...Mark Lawrence’s wonderful Broken Empire trilogy ends with Emperor of Thorns. The book is a lovely example of sci fi fantasy and they are rare books that will remain on my bookcase once read (I read so many books that 99% of the ones I buy pass into our wo ...

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Review of Emperor of Thorns - Mark Lawrence

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Fantastic fantasy novel with a unique concept.

Advantages: Great plot and characters. Unique. Fascinating. Entertaining.
Disadvantages: None for me.

'The Balance, my boy, is the war that has been waged since before time was time, the battle within ourselves to do what is good and reject what is bad. It is a delicate line we all walk, a constant struggle of push and pull.' Plot Ten year old Ion ...

RebeccaLovesBooks 15.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Iron-Jawed Boy - Nikolas Lee

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