Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
Nicholas
nwhyte

July Books 24) The Sharing Knife: Legacy

24) The Sharing Knife: Legacy, by Lois McMaster Bujold

Six months on from the first volume, we just got the second of the latest Bujold series (a two-parter, alas, so this is it unless she can be persuaded to return to this world). It is not a spoiler to say that it starts with the best sex scene Bujold has ever written, and then gets into a gripping narrative of mixed marriage, impossible in-laws, and unspeakable horrors of a supernatural nature. Towards the end, I thought to myself, aha, she is just going to reprise the brilliant public tribunal ending to A Civil Campaign. But no, she chose a different path this time, which made for a really satisfying end to the book. Best novel I've read so far this month.
Tags: bookblog 2007, writer: lois mcmaster bujold
Subscribe

  • December 2007 books and 2007 reading

    The Lib Dems elected Nick Clegg, Belgium got a new government, and I borrowed my brother-in-law's suit. No travel for me, but meanwhile little U…

  • November 2007 books

    I started the month in London, and then went to Cyprus for a work trip via Istanbul on the way out and (very briefly) Malta on the way back. Later in…

  • October 2007 books

    This was the month that B finally moved out, initially to a centre up near the Dutch border for a few months. It was of course for the best that she…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments