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Gunpowder God (Lord Kalvan #7)

4.1  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Now that the siege of Thagnor City has been lifted, Great King Kalvan finally has some breathing room. Styphon’s House has left the Upper Middle Kingdoms to lick its wounds and make trouble elsewhere in the Great Kingdoms. However, instead of waiting for the ruling houses to realize they no longer need Styphon’s House’s support, the Temple has decided to put its own ...more
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Published April 5th 2013 by Pequod Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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D.w.
May 02, 2012 D.w. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Somewhere along the line Carr is letting us down from the tradition of Piper. It took me a while to think about that, but it is what I have arrived at. Carr has plotted out the entire arc, and along the way he seems to have decided that more time is needed with the characters of his and Greens own invention from when they wrote Great King's War.

Considering that book prices have come down to something reasonable, this series is extremely high priced to allow a world that Piper made, become the pl
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Marcy
Jun 25, 2016 Marcy rated it did not like it
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I was so excited to just one month ago discover that the Lord Kalvan series had been continued and I knew nothing about it. I eagerly bought Great Kings' War and was treated to a wordy and endless story that really failed to grip me. It also seemed to be veering away from Kalvan and to more of the author's own characters. I read the summaries of the next books in the series and decided to just read this one, the last one published, just to find out how everything ended for Kalvan and his folk.

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John Beslanwitch
Apr 25, 2015 John Beslanwitch rated it it was amazing
Great extension on H.Beam Pipers master work

greater teaser to the final book. This is hoping that Carr can write fast.Looking forward to a satisfying conclusion to a series I first started reading in Analog in the sixties
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