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REVIEW: Camelot by Giles Kristian

James’ Review: I received an uncorrected proof copy of Camelot in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank Giles Kristian and Bantam Press for the opportunity. Set ten years after the...

REVIEW: Winter’s Fire by Giles Kristian

The Gjallarhorn blows, Winter’s Fire calls you to read the Saga within its pages, the fierce battles upon its seas and the violent but brilliant band of characters that accompany Sigurd Haraldsson on his...

REVIEW: The Son by Philipp Meyer

The Son is an epic novel that scales the history of the American west over three generations of a family, the McCulloughs. It is an instant classic, a masterpiece and a heartbreaking story that...

REVIEW: God of Vengeance by Giles Kristian

God of Vengeance is indeed a tale of vengeance, one that is as bloody and brutal as an evening in Valhalla. This is the first of 3 tales in the saga of Sigurd (The...

REVIEW: Lancelot by Giles Kristian

Lancelot is an epic and thrilling take on the Arthurian legend that is presented in the first-person perspective through the eyes of Lancelot – the prince and the warrior who becomes Lord Arthur’s best...

REVIEW: True Grit by Charles Portis

True Grit is a spectacular western that is full of heart with genuinely delightful characters that you instantly connect with. Charles Portis has created a wonderful tale of the west that will go down...

REVIEW: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

Blood Meridian. This novel by Cormac McCarthy is a book that disturbed me to my core and made me dwell on the realities and philosophies within it. I have struggled to type what I...

REVIEW: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell

Death of Kings, the continuation of Uhtred of Bebbanburg’s tale is another roaring and shield-wall frenzied addition to The Saxon Chronicles. Writing that is as sharp as Wasp-Sting, dialogue that makes even the sternest...

REVIEW: The Whale Road by Robert Low

The Whale Road is a fearsome tale of a band of vikings hunting relics, drinking hard and fighting harder. Robert Low is another of the Norse-period writers on my favourite shelf. “By Odin’s Hairy...

REVIEW: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

The Sisters Brothers is a tale of one man wanting to be better, a tale of the quirky realities of the Wild West and one that made me fall in love with this style of...