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Tigana (Roc) by Guy Gavriel Kay
Tigana (Roc) by Guy Gavriel Kay
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2.0 out of 5 stars Shoddy editing, 7 Aug 2009
This book was a great disappointment to me, because although I felt it had potential - a compelling story and interesting characters - I couldn't get over the poor editing. The author does not seem to realise that less is more, and insists on constantly telling rather than showing, often in an irritatingly repetitive manner. I found this surprising, as Kay does not seem to be an unskilled or untalented writer, however the novel reads as if it has just been written in one go without the least bit of editing afterwards. On one occasion the tense is abruptly changed from past to present from one sentence to another, which must be a mistake as there is no good reason for it. There are also… Read more