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The High King’s Tomb, Kristen Britain (DAW, 2007 {Penguin Audio, Narrator: Ellen Archer})

The High King’s Tomb is the third book in Kristen Britain’s best selling Green Rider series. It is a solid piece of High Fantasy, but is unlikely to appeal to those who are not fans of the genre. Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury Publishing)

This award winning best-seller breaks the mold of modern fantasy. It is a mock history of an alternate Georgian England where magic exists, and indeed re-emerges through the course of the tale. It is a brilliantly told tale that perfectly mimics the stylistic nature of the histories of that period and incorporates a magic system that also matches Georgian concepts of faeries and the supernatural. Continue reading

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