An excellent book. I enjoy reading in general and this book was no exception- until I got to the end. The last few pages moved it from an enjoyable re..Show More »ad to an instant favorite, and made the second time through even more enjoyable than the first.
James A. Owen brings to life a world where our myths and legends and many classic stories are real. The more you know mythology and the more widely read you are, the more pieces you will recognize from stories you already love.
"Here, There be Dragons" is excellent as a stand alone story, but also begins a series that gives so much more depth to the world we are introduced to in the "Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica."
This series is to the literary mythopedia what Gaiman's "American Gods" is to the global pantheon of gods and demons. Book four is stronger if darker ..Show More »than book three in the series and "listens" like a story truly sprung from the original story tree. More than a homage, it is a reweaving of unraveled bits of the best loved pieces of fantasy and science fiction into an all age appropriate tapestry of adventure which is narrated here by the perfect voice. James Langdon manages to make the story even more than its print perfection with his reading of it.