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Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son, Bk 1)
Shaman's Crossing - Soldier Son, Bk 1
Author: Robin Hobb
Nevare Burvelle anticipates a golden future. He will follow his father into the army; to the frontier and thence to an advantageous marriage. Over twenty years the army has pushed the frontiers of Gernia as far as the Barrier Mountains, home to the enigmatic Speck people, who retain the last vestiges of magic in a progressive world. Exotic and m...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780007196142
ISBN-10: 0007196148
Publication Date: 8/31/2006
Pages: 640
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Harper Collins Publ. UK
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 2
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reviewed Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son, Bk 1) on
Helpful Score: 14
I've loved all of Robin Hobb's books, but this one is very different from the others. Not quite as "fantastical" but excellent nonetheless. It's a bit more modern than her previous works, at least to me. It's still an excellent start to a great new series. The only (minor) problem is that I had a hard time getting into the story at first... it took me two tries and 4-5 chapters for it to really grab me --but once it did it sucked me in and didn't let go. Since then I've stayed up past many a bedtime just to see what happens next.

Highly detailed, with an interesting plotline (once it gets rolling) and engaging well-thought-out characters. I can't wait to read the next one!
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Helpful Score: 9
Book One

This book is awesome! I was deeply involved with the characters. This book can stand on its own without being in a tril, but then we are dying to know what happens next! I was thinking that a good writer such as RH is good because all her books do NOT resemble each other. This series is totally different from another of her series I read. Already started the 2nd book ;o)
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Helpful Score: 3
This is a totally new series. Very different. This books is interesting in a Carlos Castenada kind of way. The story is good and the concept intriguing. The second of this series falls a bit short but still worth reading. Hobb is always engaging
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Helpful Score: 2
not as good as usual, grim
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Helpful Score: 2
Starts out at a very brisk pace and develops very nicely. Superb character development and unique story make this a must read.
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