- The Greatest Empire That (maybe) Never Was a Novel Sören has dug up another gem of fantastic literature. Kalpa Imperial - The Greatest Empire That Never Was by Argentinian author Angélica Gorodischer is an ambitious piece. But what exactly is it?
- Funny, Complex, Imbalanced. Sören reads The Simoqin Prophecies by Samit Basu. He finds it a balancing act between (not quite) pratchettesque fun, deconstructionist fantasy and jabs at PCRPGs. Sometimes it feels like a crossover between The Elder Scrolls and Monkey Island, but it has its great moments, too.
- 09:03, 09-01-2018 on Funny, Complex, Imbalanced.:
No, not off-putting at all. As I said, party brilliant, partly not as brilliant, still within the top 20-25% of all Fantasy I re...permalink
- 13:24, 06-01-2018 on The Greatest Empire That (maybe) Never Was a Novel:
Sure - Novel-like works composed from several shorter stories have been around for quite a while (Bocaccio, Goethe). What makes ...permalink