The final battle was chaotic, as most big battles are. But Ragnarök must take place. All three books are immersive and well-written
The author assured me that this book was a translation of an epic poem called Jayaparajaya, retold so a layman like myself could understand it.
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes tells the story of the Odyssey from a female perspective. Ms. Haynes is an award-winning journalist, writer and comedian
The story takes place in between worlds, where mortals walk among the gods. Each character is well-written and shows growth throughout their individual journey
The characters are well-written, especially the women. They are mothers, daughters & sisters, heroic & compassionate, as well as fierce warriors
Ciri, the Child of Destiny, wants to leave, but she’s being hunted by friend and foe alike. who are looking for her, for different reasons in different timeline
The world-building is incredible. There are elements of the Grass Sea, reincarnation, cultural aspects & ramifications, technology, cities landscapes, and more
Gaiman lets the reader do a lot of the imagining, he stays away from overexplaining “how” or even “why” – many things are “just is”.
Mr. Bennett goes a step further in this book when it comes to communication. talking is not needed, people are connected working as one entity for one goal
The story is certainly captivating, but not as focused on the most interesting characters. The narrative does flow, and it’s an easy read