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This book is incredibly rich in terms of world building.
I’m so glad Malin kept bugging me to read this after she so generously gifted it to me in the last Cannonball Kushie, book exchange. Oct 27, J.
That’s coercion, not consent. Overall I thought the book was absolutely brilliant, it’s been a long time since I came across a fantasy series to rival my all time favourites but I could happily shelve this alongside my beloved George R.
The pages were printed by hand using a Columbian hand press. Did I miss something? I usually don’t like to review books until I finish legxcy, but I don’t think my complaints with this book are ones that will be rectified in the rest of the tome.
I love how the author pushes beyond what is comfortable for many people in terms of relationships and sexuality. The Author has chosen to base her mythology on jewish and christian beliefs, the brief story is that at the crucifiction of J-sus, His blood mixed with the magdalenes tears, and out of the earth sprang Elua, who was a sort of mortal deity.
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He was really predictable, but I loved him anyway. Maybe one sixth of the book is full of sex.
I searched, and can’t find a single reference to the word being used in this way anywhere – if you can, please link me to it, it’s making me crazy. I liked Drustan, too. Germans over the border.
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It’s written from a different character’s view point. I’m forgetting I read the last few pages as I type. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Yes, this is euphemism for semen, and kuzhiel might be asking yourself why I didn’t mention it above. I recommend this to all fantasy fans who enjoy extensive world building, huge casts and romance. For Love of a Book: Their leader, Elua, is the foundation of their society and religion the way that Jesus is to modern day Christians Jesus still existed in this version of history, he just had less of an impact.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Given all these positive feelings, I am surprised the book is not better known. In the series, the Roman Empire called the Tiberian Empire had kjshiel due to internal conflict instead of the Barbarian Invasions and the Germanic peoples were kept at bay to the east of the Rhine called Rhenus with its Latin name. I am very vanilla about sex. I can’t believe I almost didn’t read it. My repulsion was based on my own comfort zones being exceeded, instead of deliberate acts of prurience on the author’s part.
Jul 16, Nikki rated it it was amazing Shelves: After ten years, she discovered success with the publication of her first book in This allows her to foreshadow at times and point out what may be important later.
Surprisingly, I found that I really got into that aspect of this story, and I was quite enthralled with the tangled web of conspiracies against members of the royal family and nobles.
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Ah, sex and politics, two things that can add that special something to a book or ruin it. What Naamah’s Kiss lacks is the epic scale of the Kushiel series moreso Phedre’s trilogyboth in environment and cast. I just don’t want to read lebacy it.