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Tough Traveling — Evil Lairs

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious… 499 more words

Brandon Sanderson

Evolution's Child: Earthman -- Charles Lee Lesher -- Book Review

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A dying-earth novel that is more concerned with its universe’s inner-workings than actually telling a story,  Evolution’s Child: Earthman is a mixed-bag that starts off with the breakneck speed of a thriller before morphing into little less than a series of conversation pieces between a growing roster of characters. 958 more words

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Rhialto the Marvellous - Jack Vance (1984)

Some thirty-three years after ‘The Dying Earth’, Vance returns to the last days of Earth with a trio of inter-related tales surrounding Rhialto the Marvellous, leading member of a cabal of magicians whose petty squabbles with each other are not only delivered with sublime dialogue but which hold a mirror to the interpersonal politics which go on within any organisation. 354 more words


Lords of the Starship, by Mark Geston

Lords of the Starship by Mark Geston (book 1 in the Books of the Wars omnibus)

first published in 1967

where I got it: purchased omnibus new (published in 2009) 1,162 more words

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