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Dragonfly: A Tale of the Counter-Earth at the Cosmic Antipodes (Enoch) (Volume 1) Paperback – February 26, 2015
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"If you have any taste for fantasy that doesn't simply mimic the fashions of the day you will find Dragonfly worth your attention... Ordoñez has embraced the opportunity to create a thrilling, mysterious adventure that stands out from the packs of grimdark books and Tolkien-clones. You should read it." - Fletcher Vredenburgh, Black Gate Reviews
About the Author
Raphael Ordoñez is a mildly autistic author, artist, and professor residing in the Texas hinterlands, eighty miles from the nearest bookstore. His fiction has appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies and been named in the Locus Online yearly recommended reading list.
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Mr. Ordoñez is the kind of writer that wears his influences in his sleeve: you'll see Wolfe's "Book of the New Sun" in his language, first person narration and named chapter structure; you'll see Lindsay's "Voyage to Arcturus" in his metaphysics and strange imagery; you'll see Eddison's "The Worm Ouroboros" in the heroic scope of his tale. Traces of many a other author are evident. Story and the world it's set in evoke that earlier era of genre fiction, when genres weren't so firmly separated or rules as firmly set and when imaginations of writers weren't as limited as they are nowadays.
And yet, his story, his world, his images, are his own and posses level of originality that just isn't seen nowadays. This is the kind of thing that we've lost, that you won't find among bestsellers or award winning genre fiction. This is actual quality.
for a longer review go to https://www.blackgate.com/2015/05/12/dragonfly-a-tale-of-the-counter-earth-at-the-cosmic-antipodes-by-raphael-ordonez/