What I've read lately

Abe Gross argross at bigpond.net.au
Mon Feb 3 06:41:59 EST 2003



> Ros wrote:
>
> >  > I've finished _The Curse of Chalion_ now, and have even started to
> >>  catch up on everything else I should have been doing, which I ignored
> >>  to keep reading.  What a wonderfully satisfying book this is!  It
> >>  reminded me strongly of _The Queen of Attolia_ at times (in the way
> >>  it considered the relationship between a person and the gods who
> >>  "use" him or her, and what that "use" means), and of _Falcon_ at
> >>  times, (the second part, in the similarity of the fate facing the
> >>  main characters), and even a bit of _The Element of Fire_, just in
> >>  the way that characters show complete loyalty to others.
> >
> >I never thought of it before, but the themes in _Chalion_ *are*
reminiscent
> >of _The Q of A_, even down to the role of betrayal in the plot (trying to
> >avoid spoilers here). The other books you mention I haven't read. (Who
wrote
> >_Falcon_?)
>
>
> Sorry - _Falcon_ is by Emma Bull.

Thanks!

Ros

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