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Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner

Rating: 5/5

Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Drama

Themes: Politics, Blackmail

Queer Level: Gay Main Characters

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A bit of an older novel, this was—and still is—one of my favourites in the genre. 263 more words


K is for...

K is for keepers, killers and kissers:

Kay, Guy Gavriel
Keats, John
Kellogg, Marjorie B.
Kessy, Ken
Keyes, Daniel
King… 666 more words

Ellen Kushner - The Privilege of the Sword

20. The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner (2006)
Riverside, Book 2

Length: 378 pages
Genre: Fantasy

Started: 08 March 2014
Finished: 20 March 2014… 898 more words

Book Review

BREAKING NEWS: Ellen Kushner's Swordspoint to Become a Major Motion Picture!

Well, this is unexpected. I’ve just exchanged emails with a delighted Ellen Kushner and confirmed it: Swordspoint will become a major motion picture, to be directed by Brett Ratner. 330 more words

Ellen Kushner

75 in '13: Swordspoint

For the fifty-seventh book in the challenge, I read Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner, the first in her World of Riverside series.

This was a different writing style than the last several books I’d read, and it took a while for me to change my mindset to actually accept it without working too hard. 275 more words


Book #52: Swordspoint: A Melodrama of Manners (1987)

writer/narrator: Ellen Kushner
language: English
length: 653 minutes (10 hours 53 minutes)
finished listening on: 25 February 2014

Yet another audiobook: I’ve been chewing my way through them very quickly because they make a useful accompaniment to exercise. 512 more words


REVIEW: Swordspoint – Ellen Kushner

(Bantam Books 2003, novel originally published 1987)

I don’t recall where I first read about Swordspoint, but it was certainly on Redhead’s blog where I read about the sequel, … 613 more words