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This is one of those books that mostly everyone recommended me to read; I have to admit that I delayed the reading since I’m not really a fantasy lover, and, I don’t know why, I also had the feeling that the romance in the story was not really the main theme, and so the other reason why I sometime read a fantasy novel, the romance, was excluded. But this last point is not true, there is a romance in the story, even if it’s on a Young Adult level, making this a Gay novel that I’d have no issue at...more
This is definitely not a new release and in fact it’s even been re-released by Lethe Press and rumors abound that the author has written a sequel. So why it’s taken me so long to read my favorite genre (post-apocalyptic urban fantasy), I can’t exactly say but I’m glad I finally did. A Strong and Sudden Thaw is masterfully written and contains some of the best prose and flow that I’ve read. The characterization is solid and the world building incredibly dynamic, which gives some stunning moments...more
Nov 22, 2011 Jon O rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This easily becomes one of my personal top ten favorite gay themed novels, I am surprised on how much effort was put into developing the storyline that gave me the satisfaction of reading a well-planned and plotted novel. The willingness to terminate a sub-dominant character added the feeling of realism into the story. Amazing book.