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GGK is mostly amazing Comet Sedai Send a noteboard - 08/09/2010 01:20:01 AM
I first read the Fionavar Tapestery. I loved it, even if it wasn't perfect. I have read and re-read scenes in those books many times, and the final scene is one of my favorites in fiction.

Which is why I really liked Ysabel--some irritating holes, plotwise, but beautifully written with great cameos (see abovementioned last scene).

Lions of Al-Rassan is one of the best books I've ever read. Period. Can a woman love two men? Can a man love two women?

The Sarantium Mosaic was so-so. Some amazing parts, some ridiculous parts, some really unnecessarily disgusting parts. Characters? Meh, except for the Emperor and Empress, who had amazing scenes and dialogue. Don't recommend unless you want a sense of completion.

I couldn't get into A Song for Arbonne, although clearly it has its fans. It didn't work for me.

Tigana? BLECH, BLECH, BLECH. I realize I'm in the minority here. The writing is okay, and there are some good scenes, but BLECH. Evil tyrants who refuse to take responsibility for their actions, preferring to torture whole countries for their own idiocy, are not loveable. At all. No matter what the traumatized heroine thinks. They are not. I felt the need to shower my brain afterwards.

The chief difficulty Alice found at first was in managing her flamingo.
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So, how many of you have (*or have not) read Guy Gavriel Kay? - 07/09/2010 12:09:59 AM 771 Views
I've read most of his books. Read A Song for Arbonne next. - 07/09/2010 12:12:51 AM 455 Views
Everything but his book of poetry. - 07/09/2010 01:22:52 AM 479 Views
You've probably read the best, yes. - 07/09/2010 02:01:34 AM 493 Views
Re: So, how many of you have read Guy Gavriel Kay? - 07/09/2010 08:47:16 AM 494 Views
I wasn't that impressed by Tigana either. - 07/09/2010 08:55:09 AM 480 Views
Re: I wasn't that impressed by Tigana either. - 07/09/2010 06:19:36 PM 467 Views
Not a fan of bittersweet and tragic stories? - 07/09/2010 09:57:03 PM 456 Views
Feverishly so. - 07/09/2010 02:24:10 PM 467 Views
Elaine is wise. - 07/09/2010 02:27:37 PM 496 Views
Which we all knew! - 07/09/2010 02:32:45 PM 474 Views
GGK is mostly amazing - 08/09/2010 01:20:01 AM 532 Views
I've read Ysabel - 08/09/2010 03:24:19 AM 444 Views
I think I only didn't read two - 09/09/2010 02:12:56 PM 436 Views
Sorry my FF acts weird today *NM* - 09/09/2010 02:13:04 PM 215 Views
i've read all but the last 2 you mentioned, i think. - 14/09/2010 06:58:25 AM 439 Views

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