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Christopher Buehlman

Autor/a de The Blacktongue Thief

9+ obres 2,777 Membres 165 Ressenyes 2 preferits

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Obres de Christopher Buehlman

The Blacktongue Thief (2021) 814 exemplars
Those Across the River (2011) 682 exemplars
Between Two Fires (2012) 558 exemplars
The Lesser Dead (2014) 308 exemplars
The Necromancer's House (2013) 277 exemplars
The Suicide Motor Club (2016) 118 exemplars
The Daughters' War (2024) 17 exemplars
Muertos de segunda (2023) 2 exemplars
Los del otro lado (2013) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Lost Highways: Dark Fictions From the Road (2018) — Col·laborador — 19 exemplars
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 132 (May 2021) (2021) — Excerpt — 3 exemplars

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Data de naixement
1969
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Llocs de residència
St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

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The novel is a very slick religio-picaresque based on Christian mythology and set in plague-ridden medieval France. Based on the Book of Enoch, its Christian successor the Book of Revelation, and their associated bubbe meises, it is as exciting and cruel as a zombie movie. The author has attempted to excise some of the story's central anti-semitism and, to some degree, the misogyny and homophobia, but this varies from difficult to impossible in medieval Christian Europe. I am, however, overly sensitive to these things, and I am confident most readers will enjoy this horrific monster-filled ride.… (més)
 
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markm2315 | Hi ha 24 ressenyes més | May 4, 2024 |
 
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FILBO | Apr 24, 2024 |
A dispossessed knight turned brigand, a drunkard priest and, a little girl travel across the Godforsaken lands between Normandy and Avignon in 1348. On a quest prompted by the little girl, the trio navigate a landscape ruined by the Black Plague as angels and devils wage war in a time and place rife with despair and ruin. Part historical fiction, part horror, part fantasy… it’s greater than the sum of its parts with its scope and vision. Steve West has a rich British voice that served the main narrative well but mispronunciations (“scythe” in particular came up often) and the voice he gave the little girl did the book a disservice in audio… (més)
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Tanya-dogearedcopy | Hi ha 24 ressenyes més | Feb 5, 2024 |
This book was a solid 4 throughout most of it but a twist at the end brought it up to a 5. It is easily the best vampire story that I have ever read. An extra treat is that the audio recording was narrated marvelously by the author himself.

My thanks to the folks at the Horror Aficionados group for giving me the opportunity to read and discuss this and many other fine books.
 
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Unkletom | Hi ha 18 ressenyes més | Jan 17, 2024 |

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Obres
9
També de
3
Membres
2,777
Popularitat
#9,247
Valoració
3.9
Ressenyes
165
ISBN
70
Llengües
6
Preferit
2

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