Review: Gardens of the Moon: Malazan Book of the Fallen, Book 1

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The Malazan Empire simmers with discontent, bled dry by interminable warfare, bitter infighting and bloody confrontations with ancient and implacable sorcerers. Even the imperial legions, long inured to the bloodshed, yearn for some respite. Yet Empress Laseen's rule remains absolute, enforced by her dread Claw assassins. For Sergeant Whiskeyjack and his squad of Bridgeburners, and for Tattersail ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vinjii - LibraryThing

This is a hard review for me because I definitely see the depth of the world building, and I can tell there's a lot to discover. But I felt lost? I felt lost despite notes, despite chapter summaries ... Read full review

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My favorite series ever, from any genre. If you like epic dark gritty fantasy series, this is #1 in my book.

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Impossible jambalaya of events, hard to read sentences, unbelievable characters coming out of the blue to do unfathomable things. book targets adolescence readers instilling "just cause" bloodshed ideas. not recommended reading. for something far deeper reaching and on grander scale try Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay or Songs of Ice and Fire by George Martin.  

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