"Stewart's genius is his ability to give the ordinary, personal events of his characters the same dramatic weight as their epic clashes."—Horizons SF
Sean Stewart's "Nobody's Son" is my favorite fictional "men's book". A book where the main character seeks to make a name for himself by ending the curse of the Red... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Michael Brewer
This was a nice short read. Written well and enjoyable for fantasy fans, although, was not quite what I had expected. Read morePublished on March 7, 2012 by J. Varos III
I had heard so many great things about this book but did not experience any of them when reading it. It is unimaginative and rather boring so far as fantasy novels go.Published on July 7, 2009 by Nicholas Burling
Shielder's Mark was abandoned by his father when he was a boy. In other words, he's Nobody's son. Having dreamt all his childhood of adventure and glory, he decides to go to the... Read morePublished on November 13, 2007 by Stephanie Noverraz
I'd probably give it 3.5 stars if I could. It is readable and the story is good. But it is also confusing, particularly when the writer uses the "fanatasy/scottish/irish/old... Read morePublished on October 14, 2006 by P. Breakfield IV
But this was actually good. This was actually really, really good.
A lad by the name of Shielder's Mark fulfills what no other hero had done in the past. Read more
This unusual story succeeds on several levels. Plotting is good, with fast action and unexpected plot twists. Characterization is excellent, with 3 dimensional people. Read morePublished on December 3, 2002
Nobody's Son was my first introduction to Sean Stewart, and a damn good one too. Felt like I could get inside Mark's head, saw things how he saw them, felt things how he did. Read morePublished on July 10, 2001 by "snow_in_august"