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REVIEW: The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch’s third installment in The Gentleman Bastard Sequence, The Republic of Thieves, finds Locke and Jean at the center of a longstanding political game. The forces at play provide our boys the necessity...

Associating with Antiheroes

I have written before about the fact that many readers delight in a well-written antihero. But… why? Why do we enjoy reading stories which feature characters who teeter on the ledge between hero and...

REVIEW: Those Below by Daniel Polansky

Following on from the epic book one of this duology, Those Above, Daniel Polansky closes out this amazing series in barnstorming and bloody fashion. Those Below focusses on humankind’s attempt to topple the four-fingered, god-like ruling...

REVIEW: A Storm of Swords by George R.R Martin

The strong momentum from A Clash of Kings continues in A Storm of Swords, the third volume of A Song of Ice and Fire, as George R.R. Martin chronicles his epic War of the...