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by Adam Spielman (Goodreads Author)
Jarmo is a wizard of ancient and esoteric power. He can call forth visions, commune with the ignobly dead, and manipulate political landscapes with a spry flick of his tongue. But the uncounted years spent observing the insanities of humanity have at last taken their toll, and he has thrown off the shackles of his servitude and now wanders the land a snarky and ironical li ...more
Kindle Edition, 400 pages
Published February 4th 2012
(first published February 3rd 2012)
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Read the entire book waiting for the grand idea to be exposed, never found it and never felt as if the book really figured out what it was supposed to be either. Some parts were genuinely confusing to read and felt disconnected from the story entirely, however other parts were extremely well written. I was upset when I finished the book, but not in the "I wish I hadn't finished it because I enjoyed reading it so much!" way but in the "I wish I had been more satisfied with the book because I want ...more
It's been a while since I read this title, but I still remember it vividly. One of the better, more unique novels I've read in the last five years by quite a young author. Definitely if you're looking for a challenging narrative that's still very engaging and extremely smart, check out JARMO. You won't be disappointed.