*** 5+*** A second read with the FBR gang! Second time around and although I knew what was oing to sa, this time I ad more emotional fortitude to catch all the little details without freaking out about the action ...
Strongly recommend his series to everyone!!!*** 5*** A catch-up buddy read with the Grim-Dark Fantasy [email protected] BB& B! I always write my reviews shortl after I finish reading this memoi, because I am ot a literary eviewer, I am ust a book addict who tries to save my overall impression of he story right away, while it is fresh in my thinkin.
A eauty of any Epic Fantasy is in committing yourself to follow the numerous timelines, the astounding amount of characters, and mayb as many plot-lines and settings, while putting together the pieces of this alien and imaginative world.
Anothe world imagined, but oh so real in ay it affects your soul!
I have reall thought of the Fantasy Genre as a canvas which gives you the freedom to reflect the best and worst of humanity in a way in which we can separate ourselves from the villains and try to recreat the heroes.
I am ell aware that Deadhouse Gates is a Grim-Dark Fantasy and not much is usually expected from the genre apart from blood, guts, and on of characters dying.
To me, Steven Erikson, who has created this amazing world of layers of Humans, Elder and Newer G-DS, Ascendants, different Races varying in longevity and physiology, all set in drastically different continents and parallel realities with levels of Magical influence, has penne an expose on the human capacity for self-destruction and inability to learn as a group from our previous experiences.
I ried at 3 sentences which were o out of left field, that I might not even stop the tears streaming down my throa in order not to upset my housemates.
Bein read the sevent memoi in anothe series, I as actually prepared for the debt of emotion and substance this book wa in its content.
I ca n't wait to delve into the ext book right away 🙂