Is it the only set you've ever read? Honestly, that's the only explanation I can come up with for that statement. There's nothing even original about these books.
Oh... except for the protaganist being knocked unconcious in every battle so that the author need not explain how all the good guys miraculously escape certain death yet again.
What does Orginality have to do with how well a book is written?
i am talking about following the basic rules of writting and creating strong charicters and robust storylines.
As for you second comment, my book collection at present encumpases 1000+ novels from various Genres including Sci-fi, Fantasy, Fantasy comedy, satire, African adv, dark age crime, horror, modern military, ancient egyptian fantasy and thats the styles i have more than 10 books of.
I feel i need to revisit the Belgariad because i can't remember an enemy being knocked out at any point.
Incinerated, stabbed, beaten senceless, tricked, turned into a snake, buried in rock, dueled, jousted or mentally crushed maybe but enemies knocked out to avoid story progression i don't recall.
Maybe you where reading Anthony Piers. Edited, Thu Sep 2 01:55:26 2004 by tarv
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