Medicine for the Dead
Two nights ago, a stranger picked up his gun and shot him.
Two hours ago, the funeral party set out for the holy city of Atali'Krah, braving the wastelands to bring home the body of Dulei Marhuk.
Out in the wastes, one more corpse should hardly make a difference. But the blighted landscape has been ravaged by ...more
To answer your question, it's a trilogy: Medicine for the Dead will be out in March, and the to-be-named book 3…moreAh, Felix, I'm SO sorry I missed this!
To answer your question, it's a trilogy: Medicine for the Dead will be out in March, and the to-be-named book 3 should drop sometime in 2016. Thank you so much for your review and your interest - coming from a librivore as voracious as you are, I take that as a huge compliment!(less)
The situation is dire all around, as Elim's night in Sixes has caused many ripples through the community and surrounding desert. He's callously hauled throug ...more
To be honest, Sixes had me lost at parts because things were not clear (to me). While Tex's beautiful wordsm ...more
This book was so great. I loved the first one, and this built on everything from One Night In Sixes and left me desperate for the end of the trilogy, which isn't even out until the end of the year.
The absolute coolest thing about this book was the way I immediately wanted to reread Sixes when I finished it. Tex doles out the information about her world in just-right dollops, and I learned so much about the characters and the peoples of the setting that I wanted to go back with all the new info I...more
For one thing, all the characters have been introduced, but now there are fewer people so there is plenty more time to settle in and really get to know folks, and this is where Tex shines. Through moments and peeks and confusion, she highlights the differences between cultures, people, and expectations, the na ...more
Well, as it happens, it is every bit as brilliant. Thompson continues to build on and expand her wonderful and varied world and its clashing of cultures. Her series thus far is really a m ...more
Now a professional speaker and creative writing instructor at Southern Methodist Univer ...more