"Very satisfying first entry in a new fantasy series... well, except that I MUST KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. It definitely takes the story arc to completion -- there's one sort of loose end, but I think it was actually answered. The issue is that I don..."
"Revelatory world-building: this novel belongs on every list of best world-building in SF! A near-perfect blend of scifi & philosophy. It's intellectually vigorous & challenging, stylistically unique, with a sprawling cast of compelling cha..."