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The Emperor's Edge (a high fantasy mystery in an era of steam)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

13 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

Great read! Couldn't put it down!

I definitely enjoyed reading this. From the beginning Amaranthe lured me in with her rigid way of following the rules, her strong personality and the subtle humor the author added to her character throughout the book. I felt like this book was a non-stop adventure that ...
I definitely enjoyed reading this. From the beginning Amaranthe lured me in with her rigid way of following the rules, her strong personality and the subtle humor the author added to her character throughout the book. I felt like this book was a non-stop adventure that I couldn't put down. I enjoyed all the characters, but my favorite was Sicarius of course. He brought a sense of mystery and wonder that made me want to know what was around the next chapter. The story was fantastic with all the twists and surprises throughout! It makes me want to read more adventures about them!

posted by aangelicaa070707 on January 17, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Don't waste your time

This novel might have a story, but reading gets more and more boring, like getting into shallow water until you realize you are stranded. i am stranded on page 350. With the best intentions to finish the book, i gave up - exhausted. One reason is definitely the story it...
This novel might have a story, but reading gets more and more boring, like getting into shallow water until you realize you are stranded. i am stranded on page 350. With the best intentions to finish the book, i gave up - exhausted. One reason is definitely the story itself, it's missing depth and action. The characters and scenes are very poorly developed. I like to get an idea or picture of a character, place or time; the author is not able to bring the story alive; especially fantasy novels could give so many possibilities, this book feels cheap and empty. The book is poorly written too.
A children's fairy tale has more edge than the Emperor.
If you want to waste your time, please read the book and get bored.

posted by shana884 on October 12, 2012

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  • Posted October 12, 2012

    Don't waste your time

    This novel might have a story, but reading gets more and more boring, like getting into shallow water until you realize you are stranded. i am stranded on page 350. With the best intentions to finish the book, i gave up - exhausted. One reason is definitely the story itself, it's missing depth and action. The characters and scenes are very poorly developed. I like to get an idea or picture of a character, place or time; the author is not able to bring the story alive; especially fantasy novels could give so many possibilities, this book feels cheap and empty. The book is poorly written too.
    A children's fairy tale has more edge than the Emperor.
    If you want to waste your time, please read the book and get bored.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2012

    A sleeper that never wakes up

    Characters are week and barely believable.
    Plot is poorly thought out and slow. As hard as I tried to get thru it I had to give up 3/4 way.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2013

    SUSPECT

    These reviews look suspect.

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