Re: [Fantasy_Books] Tim Powers
- What I like about Power's work is the mixsture of traditional magic and
occult combined with his unique perspective.
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From: "Peta Smith" <petas@...>
Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 09:21 PM
Subject: [Fantasy_Books] Tim Powers
> I've only read two of his - the Anubis Gates (I think it was a group read)
> which I didn't mind, but then someone recommended On Stranger Tides which
> didn't like at all. I've forgotten most of it but I'm pretty sure it had
> zombie pirates.
>> Everything I've read by Tim Powers, c.s. Friedman's coldfire trilogy
>> I have some of his books. Specifically The Anubis Gates, Last Call,and
>> Drawing of the Dark. I also have The Madness Season by Friedman. Have you
>> Pam from Texas
>> So many books and emails
>> So little time
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>> Yahoo! Groups Links
- In a message dated 2/5/2007 8:22:47 P.M. Central Standard Time,
I've forgotten most of it but I'm pretty sure it had
OOOH, the horror lover in me is perking up over here. A mixture of fantasy
and horror? My kind of book.
Pam from Texas
So many books and emails
So little time
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> I've forgotten most of it but I'm pretty sure it had zombie pirates.If you like zombies, I've got to recommend "World War Z: An Oral History
> OOOH, the horror lover in me is perking up over here. A mixture of fantasy and horror? My kind of book.
of the Zombie War" (2006) by Max Brooks. I couldn't put it down. It is,
however, written more like science fiction than fantasy, and in an
unusual style, at that. As the subtitle indicates, it's written as a
series of short interviews with eye-witness testimony of the zombie
outbreak that nearly wiped out all civilization on Earth. But don't let
that stop you. I couldn't put the book down. It's amazingly realistic,
and very gripping, too.
"I wonder what sort of a little boy you were," she said, musingly. "Not
much of a sort," Mr. Topper admitted. "A pretty poor type of little boy.
I mussed around a lot and didn't go right or wrong. I guess I must have
been rather an unofficial little boy." - "Topper" by Thorne Smith