This is not part of an epic saga which is a staple in the world of fantasy. Geralt rides the countryside, meeting people, talking to them, and killing a monster
This is a short book, a novella, with a lot to say. The interviewer in this book seem to ask questions she cares about, different from other reporters.
Piranesi is an apt novel for 2020. The theme of being alone in your own world, in a “House”, a study in solitude, is something we could certainly understand.
Telling the stories, and how they differ, is a main point in this book. Retelling the same passage in either a different way, or a different perspective.
Nora Seed wants to die, but instead she finds herself in a library where she could live alternate versions of her reality, with different choices to live a life
The story continues from where the first book, Thorn of the Night Blossoms, left off. A murdered lord, a half-elf who despite having unnatural abilities does not have the gift of analysis, and a fantastical world which merges the old with the new.
Overall I thought the book was a fun read, humorous and creative. I don’t know if I would have enjoyed it as much if I didn’t see the movies, and pop-culture cloud around them
It’s silly, insane, jumps around, and makes little sense especially if you read the first book. If you didn’t read Gideon the Ninth, I suggest you do, if you did – brush up on it before starting this one. The narration in this book is so unreliable that it doesn’t only alters what Harrow remembers, but attempts to alter what the reader remembers as well.
Andrew Dahl, an expert in alien religions and xenobiology gets assigned to the spaceship Intrepid along with four other new ensigns. The Intrepid is known for its unusual high rate of casualties among low ranking crew members.
A science-fiction / military fiction novel about future Marine recruits being sent to far off lands, realizing cost of war, and the ugly truths behind them.