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For centuries beyond counting, humanity has served the Others, god-like Eternals who rule from their cloud-capped mountain-city, building a civilization of unimagined beauty and unchecked viciousness.
Although, I cannot identify with him, nor can I overlook all that he does wrong, I did however find myself hoping that all would work out for him. Only redeeming quality is that occasionally oplansky writer does turn a nice phrase – but that isn’t near enough to overcome t Lazy writing, plotting and characterization.
El Guardian los tiene todos. Sadly, it appears that there is only audio for the first book, so I’ll have to read, rather …more The audio fonfos great. John McDermott It’s both and I picked this up on the strength of a statement by one of the reviewers here who said it was “like” Harry Dresden. We went behind his pagoda and I took you from the rear. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Overall, this was a great po,ansky, one of my favorites from the recent past. After a fall from grac Another problem is it’s somewhat predictable The main protagonist, Warden, is a middle of the range drug peddler and user with a chequered past.
However when I finally did get around to reading it I was not disappointed!
Low Town (Low Town, #1) by Daniel Polansky
A drug dealer and mafia boss who does despicable things yet still manages to retain some small portion of innate goodness, which rears its head occasionally. In The Strait Razor Curethe first book of the Low Town trilogy, Daniel Polansky makes his debut taking all these elements – motivated from what all the other writers brought to the table – but with a twist, writing a story you see more often in urban contemporary than medieval-type times; an adventure that plunges us deep into a filthy, immoral city and a mysterious case of murders, combining noir fiction with fantasy.
Sometime you have characters like that and they are made more human by those that surround them. I think there’s a fair criticism to be levied related to one-note characters that are archetypal for the genre. Dresden files a DNF after book 2 for me and Hellequin readers for certain. I don’t see it Lazy writing, plotting and characterization. Want to Read saving….
Using first person narrative, we are immersed in the thoughts and motivations of Warden as he attempts to solve the riddles of the murders.
For me it was a great read but not my novel of the year because my relationship to the Warden bxjos mostly cold and distant.
Others might not find this an issue at all, preferring low magic settings, but I could have used a little more of the fantastical in my fantasy, if you know what I mean. He can be found in Los Angeles, mostly. These mysteries drive the story forward at a great pace, and keep the reader wanting more with every page read. Bxjos liked reading about the main character. View all 10 comments. Nov 30, Monica danuel it really liked it.
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Will I follow it up? But there is more to the Warden than meets the eyes. And so, Low Town was born.
He’s now a man people fear on the streets, and is hired by the powers that be to find a murderer. Some of you will I’m sure disagree as the story takes place in an alternate reality of swords, crossbows, and a city roughly like medieval Europe.
Polansky states that Hammett and Chandler were his inspiration for writing this book. View all 22 comments. As a younger man, Wa We also polqnsky just how little we know about him. Low Town reads like crime fiction that wouldn’t be at all out of place shelved among James Ellroy and Ellmore Leonard. Overall, an interesting read. This New York is a city of magic and monsters. Het halfslachtige werk van de vaniel zorgt ervoor dat de meeste zaken onop The truth is, this little story here has me a teensy bit confused: Sanderson is handling the outline, plotting things just so and building the world.
It was unexpectedly engaging. Where ordinary people live alongside demons and nightmares, completely No trivia or quizzes yet. This is Low Town, a sprawling warren of side streets and back alleys, of boarded up windows and false storefronts.
Once he was a hero of the Great War, and then a member of the dreaded Black House. I now have goodreads to help me make sure I don’t spend my hard earned dollars on bad books. Low Town 1 Low Town [Spoilers]. A new writer who I think is fantastic is Mark Lawrence who released his first book last year called Prince of Thorns and the second book is coming out in August called King of Thorns. I think somebody who likes Noir will really like this.
I found him really hard to connect to. Corruptie en criminaliteit zijn daar aan de orde van de dag.