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Uneasy Lies the Head Paperback – May 1, 2010
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I can't wait to read the rest of the series!
The first volume, Uneasy Lies the Head, introduces Stephen and Kevin, and it becomes quickly apparent that their friendship is not based in the flesh, but it is, rather, a spiritual relationship spanning many lifetimes. Hendrick blurs the lines of...well, everything...to delicious effect: time, space, the mystical and the mundane, gender, and relationships, to name a few. With all else in soft focus, the reader gets such a pure view of the characters and their driving principles that the experience borders on transcendental.
Being unable to put the book down, I reached the end all too soon, and I found myself wanting to shake it upside down like an empty cereal box, hoping a few more morsels would drop out!
Starting with page one, I couldn't put this book down! As an Anglophile myself (living in the USA), I thoroughly enjoyed all the British history, settings, characters, costumes, plots, and concepts. The author is very well versed in all things British (even though she is an American). I loved being transported through both time and space, accompanying the characters throughout their many adventures and misadventures.
My only complaint is that this book was way too short and left me wanting more ... much more! I can't wait until the next book in the series comes out. I look forward to a long and happy relationship with this new and exciting fantasy series, The Glastonbury Chronicles.
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Written by a personal friend, and I do enjoy supporting her career. In addition, it is a page-turner, and filled with novel ideas about the British crown - this will all be... Read morePublished on December 29, 2012 by Anvanya
It's always exciting to find a new writer who can simultaneously manage believable fantasy, romance, strong plot and character construction and combine them into a very fresh and... Read morePublished on July 22, 2010 by Jackie Lee
Drat! It ended...way too soon. I tried to read slowly, but it didn't work. It still ended. The best part is this is "Volume I" so maybe it'll be like the encyclopedia; just keeps... Read morePublished on May 14, 2010 by Brickwall