I find myself becoming a big A Lee Martinez fan. I liked this book but it wasn't the author's best work, though I do recommend it.
It isn't my favorite Lee Martinez book, but still enjoyable. It certainly has its moments.
This book managed a few Lovecraftian trappings, but not the spirit. I frequently found myself roIling my eyes as the author recapped or retold classic stories to suit his purpose. I realize that there is a long tradition of authors reusing and expanding the mythos to suit themselves, but I don't care for this flavor of reinterpretation.
I think the narrator I'd particularly well suited to this main character. He is very good.
Wow. This was a very dark turn for the series. Still a good book, I look forward to the next to see where this goes.
I like Robert E Howard. I looked into this book because of the movie that came out a few years ago. These stories, for the most part, are nothing like that movie.
Solomon Kane spends a lot of time in Africa. This really gives Howard a chance to demonstrate his terribly racist attitudes.
He did not.
Some of the stories were fine, especially stories NOT set in Africa.
I don't actually blame Howard for this, he is no more racist then the majority of pulp writers of his age, and I have read other stories from Howard that I quite liked, but here, I thought his regrettable early 20th century attitudes were very much thrown in my face.
I would have either given Mr. Campbell a Red Bull, a Snickers bar, or shook him awake.
It's Bruce Campbell...
Mr. Campbell sound bored and it is obvious he is reading from a script. I thought that since it was his own story, he would be more animated, but no.
Sadly, the best I could say is "Maybe". And I consider myself a Bruce Campbell fan. Even met him very briefly at a convention once.
This was disappointing. If you want something similar that is NOT a disappointment, check out Adam Carolla's "In 50 Years We'll All Be Chicks". In spite of my panning this audio book, I still consider myself a Bruce Campbell fan. Sorry Mr. Campbell.
And the book was clever. I enjoyed it and I will definitely listen to it again.
Very good telling of the classic story. A must for young readers. One of my all time favorites.
Maybe the best of the 4 Project Nemesis books, though they are all good.
I would have liked to see a little more of the character Lily, but I guess it wasn't really her story.
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