fiction fantasy short stories adventurous mysterious slow-paced

553 pages | first published 2018

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Hot on the heels of award-winning editor Gardner Dozois's acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf ... and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a G...
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Summary of 49 reviews


adventurous 100%
challenging 33%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
funny 33%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 33%
lighthearted 33%
mysterious 33%
reflective 33%
relaxing 33%
tense 33%


medium 50%
fast 50%

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Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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