The Heart of What Was Lost by Tad Williams

A novella chronicling the flight of the Norns after the battle at the end of the original trilogy. I really enjoyed reading things from a Norn POV, it made a welcome change. Was also good to spend more time with Isgrimmer. Again well written with maybe some hints as to what will happen in the …

To Green Angel Tower by Tad Williams

Another fairly slow burn of a book though unfortunately it felt like the end was kind of rushed. I did enjoy this but to be honest I felt the end was kind of anti-climatic, it all ended a bit too easily. I do enjoy the author’s writing style, yes it’s dense but it’s so descriptive …

Stone of Farewell by Tad Williams

This book definitely suffers from middle child syndrome. After I finished it I realised that nothing much happened, it was basically a travelogue. However I still enjoyed it, there is something nice about the slow unfolding of events. The viewpoint of the series has expanded, Simon is still the main character with the most chapters …

The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams

I really enjoyed this book. Yes the start is slow but I thought that was good, it set the scene for what life was like before it all starts changing. The language is dense and descriptive and sometimes it seems to almost get in the way but it bothered me no more than reading Tolkien …

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