12 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Astonishing writing of the first order,
This review is from: The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10 (Chronicles of Amber) (Paperback)
Roger Zelazny's Amber Chronicles are amongst my most favourite books, I read the great book last year and am itching to read it again.
The story is grand, imaginitive, thought provoking and often I would find myself still reading at 2am in the morning yet still unwilling to put down the story to sleep.
Apparently Zelazny never denied the fact that he got inspiration to write the Amber books from Philip Jose Farmer's World of Tiers novels, and it is easy to see this from the similarities in the stories. I wouldn't like to say which series is the better though at a push I would say the World of Tiers novels are my favourites. High praise indeed for Farmer's books since I love the chronicles of Amber so much.
If you love fantasy or science fiction then buy the great book of amber - you have a treat in store!