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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Finished Name of the Wind and then moved to another series for which I only own the first book, uh, Mark Lawrence's Empire of Thorns, (book 1, Prince of Thorns) and finished that.

Ordered Wise Man's Fear and the ret of the Thorns books (and the new Folly book), and am reading Feist, Rides a Dread Legion.

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I enjoyed both the Rothfuss books (though I didn't care for Slow Regard of Needful Things, which is kind of a side-story novella).

I'm more than halfway through The Stand, and can understand why some people complain that it's too long. There are some excellent chapters... And some that just aren't. I think it would have been helped immensely if he'd written it as a trilogy rather than a single book (it's easily long enough for it).
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'm more than halfway through The Stand, and can understand why some people complain that it's too long. There are some excellent chapters... And some that just aren't.


And then I hit a stretch of excellence that has lasted 150+ pages with no end in sight Very Happy

I've seen books that take 50-100 pages, some as long as 150, to get going... Apparently this on just took 6-700 pages to really dig its claws into me Big Grin
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of my favourite SK books really. (I assume you're reading the unabridged version?) (There's a thread in the SK forum...)

Reading At The Gates of Darkness by Feist, sequel to the above. Once I've finished that, I will have read (and own) all the main Feist / Riftwar books, excepting only the stories he "co-wrote" with people.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

White-Luck Warrior by R Scott Bakker. Figured it was time to read the Aspect Emperor Quadrilogy.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hit the Bakker thread and lemme know what you thought...I don't want to spoil anything or create expectations...

(Oh, I segued straight into the final Feist trilogy, just because it was easier and my new books won't arrive 'til the end of the month.)

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