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Blackwing [Raven’s Mark #1], by Ed McDonald

I once joked that I’m still a fan of fantasy, but I prefer it dark these times. While that’s more a joke than anything, I do find classical high fantasy to be a bit tedious at this stage in my life. I’m not so into it any more, while dark fantasy often enough breaks the […]

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The Liar of Red Valley, by Walter Goodwater

5 out of 5 stars. Fascinating world and one of the finest plot twists I’ve read for quite some time.

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf, by Marlon James

0 stars. The characters talk only in riddles, everything is about sex (and rape, and mutilating children), and I can’t find the plot.