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  • Too many other fantasy novels suffer from the lack of one or more of these things, either the world is not interesting, or the characters behave in unbelievable ways, or the dialogue is painful to read

    • by booklover
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      The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay is the conclusion of the Fionavar Tapestry trilogy. In this novel, Kim, Jennifer, Dave and Paul, four students from Toronto, continue their fight against Maugrim the Unraveller, the ultimate source of evil.

      They are joined in this battle by the people of the world


      of Fionavar, including the mage Loren Silvercloak, the dwarf Matt Soren, the High King Aileron and his brother Diarmuid.

      As well, they are joined by the legendary warriors Arthur and Lancelot.

      This will be the epic battle of good versus evil, the the men of Brennin, Cathal and the Dalrei, as ...


      • well as the Lios Alfar and the dwarves fighting against the svart alfar, wolves and Urgach of Rakoth Maugrim.

        This is the concluding novel of a very good series.

        It features a solid plot with well-developed characters, very solid writing and a unique world.

        Too many other fantasy novels suffer from

        the lack of one or more of these things, either the world is not interesting, or the characters behave in unbelievable ways, or the dialogue is painful to read.

        But Kay has developed all parts of his writing, which results in a spell-binding novel that I can and do read again and again.




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