11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Drama, suspense and magic, this story has it all.
Set in a world where magic has lain dormant for generations "Sorcery rising" proved to be all I hoped for and more. The characters are dynamic, they're life-like and you can relate to them all. She's drawn alto of inspiration from the ancient cultures of scandinavia and the middle east, all the while creating her own spin on it.
A great debut, by an astounding author. If you miss it, you'll miss one of the greatest works of fantasy out there.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
A fanatic church with power of the mind and fire, a war of faith, mages on the run and an unusual twist.
It's unusual to have people in charge actually rising to be the hero of a fantasy novel. Then again I'm not sure if I can rate it as a fantasy novel at all, some elements of science fiction have been dwarn in.
A world of submarines(mantas), satellites(eyes in the sky) and ocean probes, added with swords and magic.
This book is a must if you think you've read it all. It'll challenge how you look upon fantasy, and it proves that there are still people out there who can spin a great tale.
You'll notice that I only gave the author four stars, this is because in some cases… Read more
19 of 28 people found the following review helpful
Forget Anne Rice
Roman Dirge does it again, with his macabre wit and his underlying illustrations.
It's packed with strokes of genious like "critter pie", "pearhead man" and of course "something at the window scratching"
If you liked lenore, if you liked sandman, you'll love this book. A must!