Rasjel's Reviews > The War of the Flowers

The War of the Flowers by Tad Williams
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
5903557
's review
Mar 01, 2012

did not like it

I loved William's "Memory, Sorrow and Thorn" series, so I was excited about this one. Unfortunately the main character was such a drag -unsympathetic and most aggravatingly whiny - that it was a burden to finish this book. I kept hoping for Theo to shut up and get on with it, but in my recollection, it never happened to any satisfaction. Williams' characters are often unpolished at start, but at least Simon (who starts out at 14 in Dragonbone Chair) does evolve noticably over the course of the series and always had my sympathy. First deal for me in liking a fantasy novel is usually if I "fall in love" with a character. Not here. Not at all.
flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The War of the Flowers.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.