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Picaresque

4.6 of 5 stars 4.60  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  4 reviews
“Picaresque” describes a humorous story concerning the on-the-road adventures of a clever rogue or rogues, often operating in a corrupt society; The Prisoner of Zenda, Tom Jones, and Candide are classic examples of this genre.

When court jester Reginald was in prison awaiting execution for telling a very ill-timed joke he made in front of the king, he made a couple of new f
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Published (first published September 5th 2011)
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Tracie McBride
(Disclosure: I received a free electronic copy from the authors for review purposes.)
Picaresque is told in a series of letters between protagonist Reginald Jest, former Royal Court Jester to the king of Relaine, and his friends and associates. Most of the correspondence is with his employer and unrequited love interest, Nina Chakya, a woman who is as skilled and formidable as she is beautiful. The story structure is used effectively to keep the pace cracking along and contributes to a lively and
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Zack
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With Picaresque, authors Cooper and Lien-Cooper have created a compelling microverse abundant with engaging, fantastic characters, coming in at a mere $3.99 at the checkout counter. Don’t miss it, you lovers of tongue in cheek fantasy romps.
Trent Zelazny
Picaresque displays a rare and unmatched wit. An illegitimately legit spawn of Neil Simon and Neil Gaiman, with colorful characters aplenty. A fantastic, fantastical story that only saddens when you realize it's over.
Trace
Jan 28, 2012 Trace rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Wasnt sure what kind of fantasy you would call this book, but definately one I would say is enjoyable

Here's my full review -

http://croftfantasyreads.blogspot.com...
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