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Christopher Buehlman

Autor(a) de The Blacktongue Thief

9+ Works 2,774 Membros 165 Reviews 2 Favorited

About the Author

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Séries

Obras de Christopher Buehlman

The Blacktongue Thief (2021) 814 cópias
Those Across the River (2011) 682 cópias
Between Two Fires (2012) 557 cópias
The Lesser Dead (2014) 307 cópias
The Necromancer's House (2013) 276 cópias
The Suicide Motor Club (2016) 118 cópias
The Daughters' War (2024) 17 cópias
Muertos de segunda (2023) 2 cópias
Los del otro lado (2013) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Lost Highways: Dark Fictions From the Road (2018) — Contribuinte — 19 cópias
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 132 (May 2021) (2021) — Excerpt — 3 cópias

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1930s (8) adult (11) ARC (12) audio (8) audiobook (21) currently-reading (8) dark fantasy (13) ebook (24) epic fantasy (11) fantasy (144) fiction (149) France (10) Georgia (20) goodreads (13) historical (10) historical fiction (43) horror (236) Kindle (19) library (8) magic (20) medieval (9) mystery (10) novel (17) own (10) paranormal (17) plague (16) read (37) sf (8) signed (25) slavery (11) supernatural (18) suspense (9) thriller (14) to-read (486) unread (15) urban fantasy (11) vampires (32) werewolves (33) wishlist (10) WWI (11)

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1969
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

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The novel is a very slick religio-picaresque based on Christian mythology and set in plague-ridden medieval France. Based on the Book of Enoch, its Christian successor the Book of Revelation, and their associated bubbe meises, it is as exciting and cruel as a zombie movie. The author has attempted to excise some of the story's central anti-semitism and, to some degree, the misogyny and homophobia, but this varies from difficult to impossible in medieval Christian Europe. I am, however, overly sensitive to these things, and I am confident most readers will enjoy this horrific monster-filled ride.… (mais)
 
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markm2315 | outras 24 resenhas | May 4, 2024 |
 
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FILBO | Apr 24, 2024 |
A dispossessed knight turned brigand, a drunkard priest and, a little girl travel across the Godforsaken lands between Normandy and Avignon in 1348. On a quest prompted by the little girl, the trio navigate a landscape ruined by the Black Plague as angels and devils wage war in a time and place rife with despair and ruin. Part historical fiction, part horror, part fantasy… it’s greater than the sum of its parts with its scope and vision. Steve West has a rich British voice that served the main narrative well but mispronunciations (“scythe” in particular came up often) and the voice he gave the little girl did the book a disservice in audio… (mais)
½
 
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Tanya-dogearedcopy | outras 24 resenhas | Feb 5, 2024 |
This book was a solid 4 throughout most of it but a twist at the end brought it up to a 5. It is easily the best vampire story that I have ever read. An extra treat is that the audio recording was narrated marvelously by the author himself.

My thanks to the folks at the Horror Aficionados group for giving me the opportunity to read and discuss this and many other fine books.
 
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Unkletom | outras 18 resenhas | Jan 17, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
9
Also by
3
Membros
2,774
Popularidade
#9,255
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
165
ISBNs
70
Idiomas
6
Favorito
2

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