Scourge of the Silver Wings
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As for the book at hand, it's taking a whole ne ...more
This book, being the sequel umbrakin book to "The Straggler's Mask", I had thought to follow up with the adventure of Peal in a straightforward manner. I was happily taken for a ride instead.
The novel follows Peal through various twists and turns, seemingly inconsistent at times, and wonderfully completes the second entry in his apparent saga. The growth of the main character is easiest to understand by reading between t ...more
I had been acustomed to Peal and the strange universe he lives in with Straggler's Mask, and it would be an understatement to say that I eagerly waited for more. Juho Pohjalainen is obviously a very talented and experienced author, as evidenced by his very pleasant writing style, and a very solid grasp on storytelling.
As others have pointed out, the book has a less spectacular ...more
I didn't enjoy this as much as the first one. It has a great setting, and the author's strength for characters remains the lar ...more
I had the luck to be drafted for checking out this book while it was made, so I know a bit of the ins and out of the entire book: and let me say it right from the beginning, this book is a new experience altogether for who has read the first one.
While the other book was quite concentrated on Peal's travels and his growth from inexperienced nobody into a tricky warrior of his ...more
However, Juho must learn to stop teasing the reader with small details about something that sounds interesting without ever extrapolating. Juho’s writing style can sometimes resemble more a slut from Tinder who makes you think she’s DTF only to cancel at the last second, rather than, say, a Young Terry Pratchett.
Juho is Finnish and it shows through the reservations he has fr ...more
Some of my earliest memories involve telling tales: I began writing them down when I was four... or maybe when I was five, when I stopped to just mashing the buttons down to make a mess. They weren't very good stories, of course - I'm not entirely sure if even the ones I write as an adult are - but still, I just had to get them out there.
Even now, "ha ...more