Feek: Kushiel’s Dart

Oh, you didn’t think I was going to tackle the canon, did you?

I’ve been meaning to read Jacqueline Carey for a few years now. She features on many ‘best of’ female-authored fantasy lists, and, given that my knowledge of major genre texts is actually quite weak, she seemed an obvious choice. I don’t know, I have to redeem myself for never having finished LOTR.

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Feek: The Emperor’s Blades

Normally I write Feek posts in a state of rage. Today is a departure from that. If anything I felt optimistic reading Brian Staveley’s The Emperor’s Blades, because, although I consider its gender depictions problematic, at least I could see that the author was trying.

Sadly (?), this does not lower my desire to be snarky in the slightest.

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