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Sharpe's Tiger
Bernard Cornwell
Exodus
Leon Uris
Ravenheart
David Gemmell
Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories
Alan Moore, Michael Moorcock
Mercenary
David Gaughran
Elric of Melniboné
Michael Moorcock
Magician, Man and Beast: The Hero Within
Daniel Williamson
The Desert Spear
Peter V. Brett
The Last Wish
Andrzej Sapkowski
Death of the author
Andrew Masterson

Midnight Falcon

Midnight Falcon - David Gemmell After finishing Sword in the Storm I rushed out to get this second book in the series. It has a totally different feel to the previous one, but wasn't less enjoyable. I liked the story, but as with all tales that span a generation or two, the cycle of time does bring with it heartache and sorrow and I felt it while reading the story of Bane. A big chunk of that emotion came from being reunited with familiar characters from the previous book and to see how time has carved its progress in their lives. I enjoyed Bane's evolution from hothead fighter to lethal gladiator in the Arena. That was a satisfying experience. And as with the previous book, the story is far from predictable, and as with my previous review I'm keeping it short and vague. This is a great book and I would recommend it to anyone interested in heroic fantasy. I'm on a mission to read all of David Gemmell's books, and I think my next one will be Legend.