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Summary - an excellent piece of historical fantasy, that starts well and just gets better and better. Pacing is good with well written action and fighting sequences (though the squeamish may wish to avert their eyes for some paragraphs!), and plenty of tensions between the characters.
I finished this on New Year's Eve, and completing the last page I felt that this was one of the best books I'd read in the year - a fair achievement given how much I've read by Simon Scarrow and Conn Iggulden recently.
Worth knowing that this book is self-contained, it doesn't rely on any previous knowledge or other books, so no worrying that you're trying to pick up something partway… Read more