I have a passion for reading (someone could say an addiction...) fantasy and SF books.
Sometime every two or three years I have the fortune to discover some enchanting new book that stands outstandingly in the podium of my best preferred books.
The last novel of this rare kind was the SF novel “A deepness in the sky” by Vernor Vinge which I read in 2008.
Now it’s the turn of a fantasy novel: to me the wondrous “The Broken Sword” ranks as one of the best fantasy stories ever written....Continua
One of the most interesting and exciting fantasy books of ever.
The plot - not so easy to explain: Michael Moorcock, a famous admirer of the work of Anderson, sums it up at best in his essay "Wizardry and Wild Romance" - is very linked to the ancient Norse and Anglo-Saxon sagas. Very recommended, especially in this edition (that of 1954) by many considered the most 'strong' and certainly the most evocative.