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A Song for Arbonne – Guy Gavriel Kay

(HarperCollins 2011, originally published 1992) Like most of Kay’s work, A Song for Arbonne is what I’d call ‘historical fantasy’ – taking history of our world and transplanting it into an invented world like ours, but different. This book takes … Continue reading

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Pegasus – Robin McKinley

(G. P. Putnam’s Sons 2010) Robin McKinley is a writer whose books I almost always buy in hardback, since I’m too impatient to wait for the paperback issue. However, I’d actually hesitated about getting this, her latest, until I read … Continue reading

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Diplomatic Immunity – Lois McMaster Bujold

(Baen 2002) This book follows on from the events of A Civil Campaign, about a year or so later. Miles and Ekaterin are married, and at the start of the book, are on their way home from a long-delayed honeymoon, … Continue reading

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