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09 Sep 06
To Die in Italbar - Roger Zelazny - ibooks, 2002
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Now don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against hack fantasy. Indeed, my teenage reading consisted largely of the various Eternal Champions series of Michael Moorcock and David Eddings’ Belgariad, so to some extent it has made me the man I am today (what a dreadful thought). It is unfortunate, however, when a writer becomes more well known for his hack fantasy than his better stuff, as has happened with Roger Zelazny and the Amber Chronicles
(a sound idea but overextended, especially in the pointless second series). So it is good to see a book that reprints some of his other stories, even if one of them is distinctly second-rate.
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