The character's are wonderful and very alive-seeming.
There were a few times when I know I missed a few points, and forgot a few events but I'm sure that will make it more enjoyable when I read it again.
This is also someitmes a very touching and erotic love story between two very complex, adult characters.
This was very, very good. I devoured it. Witty repartees, interesting characters, a strange plot that kept you reading. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Allison N Hurd
Freedom and Necessity, while published as fantasy by two authors known for their fantasy is a hard novel to categorize in terms of genre. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Anastasia McPherson
I have loved Emma Bull's earlier works and also enjoyed Brust's works as well, but I have to agree with the other reviewers that this one was just too hard to get through. Read morePublished on June 27, 2012 by T. Csorba
I just finished reading this book a few days ago, and I LOVED it. The style was of 18th century prose, but it was a combination historical fiction/fantasy novel (although the... Read morePublished on October 2, 2011 by Dancing Jackaroo
I first read this about 4 or 5 years ago, and it blew me away. So when somebody mentioned it a couple of months ago, I decided to take the chance and put it back in my TBR pile,... Read morePublished on November 27, 2008 by D. K. Stokes
Will hold your attention through short periods of time and allow you to put it down easily. Will draw you back into it later. Is also easily read for hours. Read morePublished on February 23, 2008 by A. Axe
In 1849 his family assumes that Chartism revolutionary James Cobham died in a boating accident. Two months after his alleged death, James finds himself at a Portsmouth, England... Read morePublished on April 21, 2007 by Harriet Klausner
I picked this book up after reading a piece in which China Mieville recommended it, and I really wanted to like it more than I did. Read morePublished on May 4, 2006 by Swift 36
I LOVE this book, but I will admit it's not for everyone. I read a lot of sf/fantasy, but the best comparison I can come up with is A.S. Byatt's "Posession". Read morePublished on March 17, 2005 by K. R. Holmes