Swords + sorcery + soul. This is an entire world purely base on African culture, folklore and mythology. Today, there are other works of fantasy in ..Show More »the "sword and soul" tradition, but this was first (or at the very least, among the first). It is unique and refreshing in how it treats people of color and it's a really great adventure story on top of that. I wish I discovered this when I was in middle school, but I 'm glad I found it.
will be looking for his other works...both fiction and non fiction. very relatable. as a fan of r a salvatore; stumbling into charles saunders has bee..Show More »n a great breath of fresh air. its great to see be introduced to black skined character who is not slave or overtly evil.