[DWJ] Rivers of London

Kait Bessing kait.bessing at comhem.se
Mon Nov 7 03:39:38 EST 2011


And the author is....?

Kait - curious

Robert at steelbeach.co.uk wrote:
> On Mon 07/11/11 00:22 , "Sally Odgers" <sally at sallyodgers.com> wrote:
> 
>> Has anyone read the book called Rivers of London? SOunds somewhat
>> DWJish.
> 
> I've read it and the sequel. It's perhaps more China Mievilleish
> (though more lighthearted - lots of good jokes*) than DWJish. It's a
> mix of "magic realism" (or urban fantasy) and police procedural with
> a small amount of "learning magic".  Oh, and Jazz and hiddenLondon
> stuff, too.    
> 
> I liked them, but I'm well-disposed towards light-hearted + urban
> fantasy + police procedural. I think there are a couple of elements
> that don't work as well as they might, but they're fun and different
> enough. (I'm not sure about "original", mind. But the mix is
> unusual).    
> 
> Robert
> 
> *If you have a sense of humour like mine.
> 
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