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by tricia.june
Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Books and Authors
Topic: Need some fantasy suggestions, please.
Replies: 12
Views: 7539

Donaldson can be hard work; an acquired taste for many. Very dry, brittle, and a protagonist who is difficult to empathise with. The rewards are there, but it's not for everyone. Might I ask why you want especially don't want to read such stories? I know the 'saviour' theme is commonplace in fantas...
by tricia.june
Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Books and Authors
Topic: Need some fantasy suggestions, please.
Replies: 12
Views: 7539

I'm not sure about this series, since it has been a while since I read it, but the Chalion series by Bujold may meet your criteria. If I remember correctly, the first book is about saving a family from a curse. Especially the first two books of the three part series are very well-written with chara...
by tricia.june
Sun Jul 13, 2008 1:54 am
Forum: Books and Authors
Topic: Laughably Poorly Written Book Reviews.
Replies: 16
Views: 13299

I thought the phrase "laughably poorly written" was pretty clever until I read the rest of the error-ridden post and realized that it had been composed with no hint of irony (well, no hint of intentional irony). Now I just feel kind of sad.
by tricia.june
Sun Jul 13, 2008 12:19 am
Forum: Books and Authors
Topic: Need some fantasy suggestions, please.
Replies: 12
Views: 7539

Need some fantasy suggestions, please.

I'm looking for fantasy books--not children's or contemporary, please--in which the protagonist is NOT on a mission to save his/her people, world or country.

I'm having a really hard time finding what I want, so any help could very well result in me being your best friend forever.

Thanks you guys!