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#1 Apr 14 2006 at 6:35 AM Rating: Decent
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I tear threw quite a few books. Two authors I want to mention to you guys are Dave Duncan and David Gemmell.

I prefer Gemmell if the book contains the character Druss in them but Duncan’s books are quite good. I like how both "Chronicles of the Kings Blades" (Duncan) and the novels of The Drenai Saga (Gemmell) don't hold to a strict "sequel" formula.

Anyone else read these?
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#2 Apr 14 2006 at 12:50 PM Rating: Decent
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I've read a few Gemmell novels, i agree the Druss ones are generally better. If you like him you should enjoy Fiest aswell and probably Katherine Kerr, thay are both in the same vein.
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#3 May 04 2006 at 2:59 PM Rating: Decent
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Of all the character Gemmell wrote Waylander was my favorite. Gemmell is big into the whole doomed hero concept that Michael Moorcock wrote about. But Gemmell takes it a much different road and writes it much better than most.
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#4 Aug 06 2006 at 6:26 AM Rating: Decent
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I've read a few Duncan's myself, but very little of Gemmell. Heck, nothing of Gemmell so far.

I didn't really like Duncan, for some reason or another, can't really recall exactly.

Going to find some Gemmell, been reading a lot about him after his untimely death a couple of weeks back, basically always good things.


#5 Aug 06 2006 at 10:48 PM Rating: Excellent
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If you liked the Kings blades series, I'd also reccomend Jennifer Roberson's Sword dancer series. Also be sure to pick up Michael Stackpoole's Talion: Revenant. It's just the one book, but well worth reading.
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#6 Sep 28 2006 at 8:00 AM Rating: Good
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I fell in love with Gemmell's Rigante Series, check it out if you haven't read it.
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