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There is too much detail, and the book becomes bogged down with it; the story doesn't move very smoothly.
The author's careful historical and literary research again shines out, though it is not possible to know where fact ends and fiction begins.
To me it seemed like the author got bored and just wanted to finish the darn thing to get it off her desk.
The description said the book was listed as being in Good condition. Their description of good, and mine, are completely different. It was extremely used. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Lisa H
An avalanche of stories premised on nonsensical mystic conspiracies reaching back millennia and involving every institution and civilization imaginable. Read morePublished 5 months ago by velaphi
I had already bought this book before but lost it during a move and I was very happy to find a copy at an unbeatable price. I will be able to re read this masterpiece for yearsPublished 6 months ago by DimiGuild
1. Introduce each chapter with quotes related to the topic of your book. You found hundreds of 'em? Well, then, don't use just one when you can use four or five. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Norah Penn Efron
I thought the first book "The Eight" was amazing (I reread it about every 5 years); "The Fire" read more like a first effort. Read morePublished 9 months ago by carol mahoner