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Issola by Steven Brust
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Jan 18, 13

bookshelves: fantasy-fiction, used-to-own
Read from November 21 to 22, 2010

Re-read. There's a lot of interesting backstory here, but as a story, it doesn't feel at all satisfying.

Re-read again, Feb 2012. I find myself not fully convinced by the friendliness of Vlad and Teldra.

Re-read again, January 2013. The mytharc stuff is great, but the idea that Teldra is (view spoiler) is told but really shown.
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11/22/2010 page 44
17.0% "It's weird how there's a bunch of thinly-disguised info-dumping near the beginning of this one. That's usually not how Brust rolls at all."

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