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Cugel's Saga by Jack Vance
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May 29, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: recs-fantasy
Read from May 23 to 28, 2012

This one has everything I loved about the first two Dying Earth books (great use of language and creative/weird worldbuilding) and also a bit less of what I didn't like. I found Cugel easier to stomach in this book than in Eyes of the Overworld, because he doesn't seem quite as sociopathic, and also because he spends a lot of the book getting his ass handed to him by various people he tries to cheat/exploit, and it's pretty funny.

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