[LMB] OT: Robin Hobb (Farseer Trilogy)

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sat Oct 3 13:07:52 BST 2009


On Oct 2, 2009, at 8:53 PM, Katherine Collett wrote:

> On Oct 2, 2009, at 10:11 PM, Kerry wrote:
>>
>> Has anyone else read these? I'd never heard of her before.
>
> I read her Liveship trilogy several years ago; I really liked it at
> the beginning, and thought the liveships were inventive and well
> developed, but in the second and third volumes she took both the story
> and the liveships themselves in directions that I didn't like so
> much.  I seem to remember that the later books seemed to undercut some
> of what had been established in the first one--but the details are
> pretty blurry by now.  Anyway, I haven't read any more of her books,
> in spite of their indeed having pretty covers and interesting blurbs.

That's pretty much my experience as well.



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