"This dark medieval tale of rejection and revelation encapsulates the more sinister side of the fantasy genre, exploring the precarious nature of power and its unwavering ability to manipulate... might not be the first time we’ve seen a man of humble beginnings become rich and powerful in the blink of an eye, but the subtle volatility of the plot is extremely refreshing and certainly revitalises the premise."
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
In their review of Tom Lloyd's The Stormcaller,Dreamwatch's Total SciFi says that the book "brings hope for the future of fantasy literature." What's not to love about that? They make some weird analogies between the novels protagonist, Isak, and Neo of The Matrix that somewhat elude me. But what's not to love about: