The Lions of Al-Rassan

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The ruling Asharites of Al-Rassan have come from the desert sands, but over centuries, seduced by the sensuous pleasures of their new land, their stern piety has eroded. The Asharite empire has splintered into decadent city-states led by warring pett ...Continua
Ha scritto il 23/12/09
Perhaps Kay's best
And that says it all. A twist on the El Cid legend, with all the elements of reconquista Spain, this books did for me what Kay does best: worry about the characters and their future. I believe this has been optioned as a film. While it could be done...Continua
Ha scritto il 05/10/09
Decent historic fiction of Christian and Muslim culture as I'm sure many more exist. It's a gripping and comfortable read. Some real histories of the period may be preferable but Kay did manage to rouse my interest. Too comfortable a read for me, tho...Continua
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Ha scritto il 30/07/07
This is an amazing book - well-written, with textured characterization, beautifully plotted narrative. I can't say enough about GGK. He borrows elements from medieval history and the East and weaves them into a fantastical narrative with living, brea...Continua
Ha scritto il 20/07/07
Loved it
Loved this book. Pretty much devoured it in one day, and it isn’t the shortest of books.The version I read was published by EOS and is catagorised as fantasy, as are all the books by Kay that I have come across so far, but in reality this has very fe...Continua
  • 1 mi piace

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