EBOOK FREE (Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1) Ç Steven Harper

  • Paperback
  • 368
  • Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1
  • Steven Harper
  • English
  • 25 January 2019
  • 9780451468468

Steven Harper Ë 3 read

characters Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1 review Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1 103 Disapproval and mistrust answering to “Trollboy” and condemned to hard labor on a farm Until without warning strange creatures come down from the mountains to attack the village Spirits walk the land terrifying the living Trolls creep out from under the mountain provoking war with the elves And Deat. I m always hesitant to review books that I really didn t like No matter your opinion books are written by real people who really do read reviews after all So in the interest of that I m going to start with the good If you liked Skyrim you ll probably dig this book The worldbuilding is very Bethesda esue actually From trolls to orcs to fairieselves to dragons there are uite a few parallels Even the magical system of transportation Twisting works just like fast traveling Some of these overlaps might be coincidental though According to the author note in the back of the book Harper teaches high school English There s no way he s not teaching Beowulf Either way there s heavy Norse influences here which generally appeals to me as a reader But other than thatsigh There s not a lot of positives I can add to this review The writing is literally the most utilitarian I ve ever come across in a published novel It s all grammatically sound but there s very little play in the language Rather Harper writes only as a means of telling a story and unfortunately the story suffers for it The characters are two dimensional and a lack of expository writing doesn t help matters Characters decisions and motivations seem to come out of thin air and the general lesson of the story that we must know ourselves falls flat I could go on but I think that s enough to help you understand why this book is a one star read for me I m not familiar with Harper s other books so there s a chance that the issues in Iron Axe are the result of a stylistic choice In fact his other steampunk series looks interesting Regardless the purpose of style is complimenting plot and theme which it doesn t do here This novel misses the mark I m afraid The Mechanics' Institute Review: Issue 5 review books that I White Nights really didn t like No matter your opinion books are written by Sammy Keyes and the Cold Hard Cash Sammy Keyes real people who The Weight of Ink really do The Unicorn in the Barn read Fetch reviews after all So in the interest of that I m going to start with the good If you liked Skyrim you ll probably dig this book The worldbuilding is very Bethesda esue actually From trolls to orcs to fairieselves to dragons there are uite a few parallels Even the magical system of transportation Twisting works just like fast traveling Some of these overlaps might be coincidental though According to the author note in the back of the book Harper teaches high school English There s no way he s not teaching Beowulf Either way there s heavy Norse influences here which generally appeals to me as a Casos De Direito Galáctico E Outros Textos Esquecidos reader But other than thatsigh There s not a lot of positives I can add to this Tales of the Unquiet Gods review The writing is literally the most utilitarian I ve ever come across in a published novel It s all grammatically sound but there s very little play in the language Rather Harper writes only as a means of telling a story and unfortunately the story suffers for it The characters are two dimensional and a lack of expository writing doesn t help matters Characters decisions and motivations seem to come out of thin air and the general lesson of the story that we must know ourselves falls flat I could go on but I think that s enough to help you understand why this book is a one star Heart Attack read for me I m not familiar with Harper s other books so there s a chance that the issues in Iron Axe are the Timekeepers How the World Became Obsessed With Time result of a stylistic choice In fact his other steampunk series looks interesting Regardless the purpose of style is complimenting plot and theme which it doesn t do here This novel misses the mark I m afraid

characters Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1

Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1

characters Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1 review Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1 103 In this brand new series from the author of the Clockwork Empire series a hopeless outcast must answer Death’s call and embark on an epic adventure Although Danr’s mother was human his father was one of the hated Stane a troll from the mountains Now Danr has nothing to look forward to but a life of. Definitely enjoyed every minute of this book

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characters Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1 review Iron Axe The Books of Blood and Iron #1 103 H herself calls upon Danr to set things right At Death’s insistence Danr heads out to find the Iron Axe the weapon that sundered the continent a thousand years ago Together with unlikely companions Danr will brave fantastic and dangerous creatures to find a weapon that could save the world or destroy. his book was ok Narration was a bit cartoonish but story was average The characters are generally one sided you know who the good guys are you know who the bad guys are The main character isn t as likable as I think he is supposed to be He comes off like he s throwing the world s longest pity party at times The supporting characters are much engaging but take too much of a back seat to make the series worth continuing with