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Ideally I would give this book 4.5 stars. GGK is one of my favourite writers. 'The Lions of Al-Rassan' The Lions of Al-Rassan
, also historical fantasy, is one of my all time favourite books, and for me it is that comparison/expectation, rather than a comparison with other authors, that would lead me to dock half a point.
Mr Kay has the ability to create characters that are so vibrant and enchanting and through them levels of tension and anticipation that make reading almost too exciting. I did not quite feel that magic. It is in GGK's focus between character and events that I find there is a change. In his recent work,… Read more