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fantastic! but i am biased,
This review is from: Cry of the Newborn: The Ascendants of Estorea Book 1 (GOLLANCZ S.F.) (Paperback)
i loved the raven series and was mortified when i finished the last of them, so i was really pleased when i heard about newborn. this was tempered slightly when i saw the size of it, its a monster! and for the first half of it i was
lost in a sea of funny names (for people and places) and alot of administrative detail that i found hard to digest. however i believe its all necessary and totally worth it. when it all 'kicks off' the story flys and the characters are so solid they might as well have been real people. the children are a little plodding as characters but they seem to be picking up with age. all in all i loved it, the battles are exquisite (as Barclay always are) im so looking forward to the sequel, cant believe its not out till september!