The Lord Collector

The Lord Collector

by Anthony Ryan

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940152868586
Publisher: Anthony Ryan
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 70,507
File size: 205 KB

About the Author

Anthony Ryan was born in Scotland in 1970 but spent much of his adult life living and working in London. After a long career in the British Civil Service he took up writing full time after the success of his first novel Blood Song, Book One of the Raven's Shadow trilogy. He has a degree in history, and his interests include art, science and the unending quest for the perfect pint of real ale. For news and general wittering about stuff he likes, check out Anthony's blog at:

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The Lord Collector 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The first sixty or so pages did not measure up to the authors concise normal mode of story telling . The beginning was slightly scattered and seemed to have no internal logic. However, Ryan did not disappoint in the rest of the book. After a bit, Ryan gets it together with a rollicking blast and the rest of the book is absolutely marvelous. His prose is gorgeous without being pretentious. The world he creates is quite unique to his genius. It is a concisely wrought place with provocative hints of both a past and a future. He has populated it with believable and fully developed characters with his own perfect mix of bad guys and heroes, men,women and children and other creatures. The story holds together very tightly and the pace he sets is nothing short of phenomenal without being too stressful. Reality is completely bent with almost believable magic. A quite palatable escape from the normal humdrum currently being proffered in the genre. This is a Must Be Read experience so don't let the beginning put you off. Ryans editors should have done a better job for him with the start.
Anonymous 6 months ago
Rich tapestry of characters and world building.