Tag Archives: Guy Gavriel Kay

REVIEW: Ysabel – Guy Gavriel Kay

Ned Marriner is in the south of France with his famous photographer father, who’s taking pictures for a new book. Also along for the ride is Edward Marriner’s ultra-competent assistant, Melanie, and Greg and Steve, who also help out by … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Last Light of the Sun – Guy Gavriel Kay

This novel, set in the same world as the Sarantine Mosaic duology and The Lions of Al-Rassan, takes as its starting point the reign of Alfred the Great and his struggles against the raiding Danes. In Kay’s world, the Danes … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Lions of Al-Rassan – Guy Gavriel Kay

In the peninsula which is divided between the three northern kingdoms of the former Esperaña (Jaloña, Valledo and Ruenda) and Al-Rassan in the south, an uneasy truce prevails. The people of the northern kingdoms generally follow the Jaddite religion, whereas … Continue reading

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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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The Sarantine Mosaic – Guy Gavriel Kay

(HarperCollins 2011) Sailing to Sarantium (1998) / Lord of Emperors (2000) I’m not sure why I haven’t read more books by Guy Gavriel Kay. Back when I was a student, a friend lent me all three books of the Fionavar … Continue reading

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