I give this book to all the artists in my life. It's a beautiful examination of/reflection upon what art does to the consumer, where it comes from in the artist, and how... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bailey R. Hansen
I recently read a speech by Gene Wolfe that referenced this work in a very postive light.
Were I the one who wrote "The Sun, the Moon and the Stars," I would consider a... Read more
The Sun, the Moon and the Stars wasn't at all what I expected. I expected a fairy tale, and there is a Hungarian folk tale woven through the book. Read morePublished on March 15, 2008 by Caroline Lamb
Steven Brust likes telling more than one story at a time, quite literally. In this novel from early in his career, Brust gets ambitious, telling the story of an artist struggling... Read morePublished on April 20, 2007 by Meneldir
This older edition has a different cover and some believe the painting in question in the book.
Returning once again to Steven Brust, I am now choosing to review not one... Read more
Once upon a time there was a girl who read a book so bad that it gave her a headache, and now she is suffering from insomnia and has no recourse but to write a review on amazon... Read morePublished on November 14, 2006 by A. A. Lane
Returning once again to Steven Brust, I am now choosing to review not one of his Vlad Toltos or Dragaera books going on to a much deeper book by this very creative writer. Read morePublished on May 26, 2006 by Steven R. McEvoy
Although it has been a year since I've read this book I felt I needed to add my review to dispell some of the negative remarks from some of the other reviewers. Read morePublished on October 28, 2005 by The Frigidy Gypsy
Yes. Categorically, yes. Steven Brust has one great gift and that is his ability to tell a tale in such a way that it almost feels like he is in fact, right there telling it to... Read morePublished on November 28, 2004 by John R. Ivicek Jr.