LORD OF LIGHT – Roger Zelazny (1967)

Lord Of Light

A short, quick review for this one, since I didn’t finish it.

I’m a very big fan of the first Amber chronicles, but I couldn’t get into this book.

The writing felt heavy handed, and I didn’t care for the characters – much like you don’t really care for characters in most myths: they feel impersonal, archetypical, cardboardlike.

I tried, but stopped 1/3rd in. Maybe if I’d read on everything (story, characters) would have become more alive, but my intuition said ‘no’.

originally written on November 30, 2014

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