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Book Review: The Chronicles of Amber Vol. 3 of 5 – The Sign of the Unicorn by Roger Zelazny

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The story of this time-traveling, in-fighting and incestuous family dressed in anachronistic medieval attire really hit its stride in this volume. The pacing and political intrigue are tight and complex, yet comprehendible. The things revealed by twists are unforeseen and captivating. If you’ve read the first book or two and wondered what all the hoopla was about (the series has appeared on many Best Of awards lists and name-checked as an influence by a healthy number of talented writers, Neil Gaiman among them), stick with it and you’ll probably be rewarded at this point.

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Posted by on August 23, 2012 in Books

 

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Ender’s Sister

“The most noble title any child can have,” Demosthenes wrote, “is Third.”
Valentine (as Demosthenes)

 
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Posted by on April 3, 2011 in Books

 

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