I was looking for an alternative to the urban fantasy audiobooks that I usually listen to and I had a credit from Audible that wasn’t dedicated to a work I had promised to review, so I cast my eye around in the fiction section here and spotted Ellen Kushner’s mannerpunk novel, Swordspoint.
I discovered on . . . → Read More: Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman, The Swords of Riverside Audiobook
Let the fairy-tale begin on a winter’s morning, then, with one drop of blood new-fallen on the ivory snow: a drop as bright as a clear-cut ruby, red as the single spot of claret on the lace cuff.
And thus starts Swordspoint: A Melodrama of Manners, the first novel in the Riverside series by Ellen . . . → Read More: Ellen Kushner: Mannerpunk, Klezmer, and English ballads
Every once in a while, being a reviewer offers a special perk, whether it’s a new book by a favorite author, a new find who stands head and shoulders above the crowd, or the chance to take another look at an old favorite. So, when the Chief asked for a fresh look at Ellen Kushner’s . . . → Read More: Ellen Kushner, Swordspoint