(PDF) [The Ordinary] ↠ Jim Grimsley


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  • The Ordinary
  • Jim Grimsley
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  • 10 February 2020
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FREE READ ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ñ Jim Grimsley Jim Grimsley ñ 8 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS ✓ The Ordinary The Twil Gate links two very different realms On one side is Senal an advanced civilization of thirty billion inhabitants all cybernetically linked On the other side is Irion a land of myt. The book begins like a normal scifi story a group of diplomats scientists and their linguist go on an expedition to meet the leader of the world they recently discovered From there it gets a bit awesome Seriously this story goes from solid tale to enthralling in one unexpected switcheroo It rapidly becomes an incredible tale that spans thousands of years told from several points of view It reminded me a bit of Patricia McKinley s incredible Riddle Master of Hed series with a taste of Ursula K LeGuin Overall a fascinating look at the intersection between science and magic with some novel characters Watching Jedda and Malin slowly shift their stances over time was great fun and I could barely contain my excitement and anticipation over their eventual meeting I highly recommend this bookJedda is a linguist from a scientifically advanced people who value conformity and fear being noticed Every citizen is linked and recorded via a stat privacy is an illusion To her mingled consternation and pleasure she is selected to be part of a small diplomatic envoy through the mysterious Twill Gate to Irion Irion is a technologically backward country where the common people believe in wizards and magic Jedda and her superiors are astounded when a fleet of their best ships is easily destroyed by Irion s magic The rest of the Hormlings go home but Jedda stays behind to learn about this strange new world She begins to learn magic time travels to the beginnings of Irion and falls in love with a powerful sorceress Grimsley has a gift for names they are musical fantastical yet easily remembered He is not good with magic however and his dragging explanations of mediation and energy slow the second half of the book I expected to like this novel but there is no conflict or climax deus ex machina literally saves the day every time Even the Big Bad is defeated off stage without any trouble at all while Jedda lies unconscious It is frustratingly boringDespite my annoyance there were a lot of details I liked about this book Jedda really reads like a linguist she s continually noticing language shifts or figuring out what the root of a word means Her interest and skill carries the story of her uncovering of the truth about Irion Grimsley describes sex and desire well no ridiculous euphamisms and the right combination of intellect and heat And I loved that because Irion s stars were mutable and changed every night the people tried to explain their world through intuition and magic instead of clockwork and science Makes sense The African-American Book of Lists one side is Senal an advanced civilization Madame Bovary of thirty billion inhabitants all cybernetically linked On the Hannah West on Millionaire's Row Hannah West other side is Irion a land Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid of myt. 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    (PDF) [The Ordinary] ↠ Jim Grimsley This book takes place in the same universe as Kirith Kirin though it is not a seuel It has some of the same strengths as its predecessor and suffers from some of the same faults Specifically its prose is outstanding but too much so In place o

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    READ The Ordinary Jim Grimsley ñ 8 CHARACTERS (PDF) [The Ordinary] ↠ Jim Grimsley This was a 4 maybe even star book right up until the last section when I did not get the resolution I expected from the story Liked the start

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    (PDF) [The Ordinary] ↠ Jim Grimsley I really sort of struggled over whether to give this a 35 or a 45 It deserves the 4 I think it's fabulously written in a way that reminded me

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    (PDF) [The Ordinary] ↠ Jim Grimsley Jim Grimsley ñ 8 CHARACTERS READ The Ordinary This was a reread but I still think it is a really interesting read The first time through I couldn't uite grasp what was happening in the storyline I think I was distracted by a different book I'd just finished T

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    (PDF) [The Ordinary] ↠ Jim Grimsley READ The Ordinary I picked this book up from the library because it had a very interesting premise There is one world that is very science oriented logical over populated and high tech There is another world that is flat plentiful and where magic is a proven reality And suddenly there is a gate between the two Talk about narrative tension The beau

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    (PDF) [The Ordinary] ↠ Jim Grimsley I couldn't decide between 3 or 4 stars I was fascinated with the details of the magic The time skipping was interestingI didn't really start to like this book until the last 100 pages or so when I learned about Ma

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