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  1. In Topic: Mark Lawrence thread for all things Mark Lawrence'y'ish

    10 October 2020 - 12:39 AM

    View Postchamp, on 29 September 2020 - 09:59 AM, said:

    I've had to split this into two as you cannot post too many quote blocks…

    Part one:

    I finished Red Queen's War a fair few weeks ago now but I'm in the midst of mania so it's hard to put together a long coherent post, I've put this off enough now though and I've finally got some time today to give it a shot… this is probably going to be a LONG ramble so beware!!

    I really do love this series… it's not just the characters/brolove that makes these books so good, it's the layering and depth to the setting and story that moves them into the special category. It's easy to miss at first glance and on your first read but when read after The Broken Empire series you notice just how much RQW expands on what we know so far, on how it adds to the history of the world first set out in TBE and how it gives so many epic nods to the first trilogy.

    I could do a massive post on all these cool nods and I think I will next time I read the series but that wasn't the purpose of reading this trilogy, it was all about the future connections but just a few examples that I enjoyed are…



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  2. In Topic: Mark Lawrence thread for all things Mark Lawrence'y'ish

    12 August 2020 - 09:38 AM

    View Postchamp, on 11 August 2020 - 03:37 PM, said:

    My limited edition Red Queen's War finally arrived today!! The cost of postage, I would have expected them to helicopter it here…

    Just reread The Broken Empire series – spoilers below for ALL BOOKS of Mark Lawrence.


    Bit of a long ramble but I found those quotes interesting…

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  3. In Topic: Mark Lawrence thread for all things Mark Lawrence'y'ish

    18 June 2020 - 05:43 PM

    View PostRACHEL, on 08 June 2020 - 07:10 PM, said:

    I finished The Girl and the stars over the weekend and I loved it. I do have some thoughts on Taproot and Abeth.

    Hooray! Great to hear.
  4. In Topic: Mark Lawrence thread for all things Mark Lawrence'y'ish

    04 May 2020 - 11:00 AM

    View PostSlow Ben, on 02 May 2020 - 10:46 PM, said:

    Halfway through a Broken Empire Reread.

    Even better the 2nd time.

    Great to hear. Re-reads are always a compliment!
  5. In Topic: Mark Lawrence thread for all things Mark Lawrence'y'ish

    02 May 2020 - 07:59 PM

    View PostMacros, on 01 May 2020 - 12:14 PM, said:

    Unbelievable Jeff!

    Book arrived with no warning today, simply gorgeous cover.

    AND Amazon price guarantee thing means I got it at a lower price as well.

    Good news for Mark, he is no longer obliged to send me his own personal copy, signed, buuuuuuuuuuttttttt if he wants to send me something signed anyway I'll not complain :whistle:

    I was at the post office with your book when I saw yours had arrived. Dodged a bullet!



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    12 Aug 2020 - 10:02
    Didn't mind One Word Kill.
    Now on to Limited Wish.
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    25 Apr 2019 - 09:35
    Hi Mark. I promise I'll get around to reading your stuff one day, hopefully soon. But my To Read Pile is terribad, sorry. Congrats on your success though.
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