The Warrior's Apprentice

Discussion in 'General Books' started by LyannaWolfBlood, Nov 13, 2011.

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How do you rate The Warrior's Apprentice?

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  1. LyannaWolfBlood

    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    It's time to discuss this month's book, Lois McMaster Bujold's "The Warrior's Apprentice". Anyone interested in taking part in this discussion can access the e-book here.
     
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    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    It's two stars for me. I'll be back with reasons tomorrow as it's rather late here.
     
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    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    I am with LWB on this 2 stars, or maybe 1.5.
    I battled from the first paragraph to get into this book, the writing style was a bit bleh, and the light tone the story had were not really for me.
    I will go into depth some more about it when I have the time to sit down and write a proper review/report.
     
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    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    The two stars seems to be a trend, though my penchant is towards the 2.5.
    I agree exactly with what you say about the light writing style, and the characters are a little too cliché and undeveloped. I didn't actually manage to read the whole thing yet (sooooo many books to read for school), but the story didn't seem too bad, though the sic-fi bit seemed to be rather close to the story of "Soldier Son" but not working as well (though the academy and hero are opposites from "SS").
    Another clear reason why I didn't find time to read the whole book was because it wasn't the kind of thing that I could get stuck into and just read.
    I cannot either exactly say for whom I'd recommend it, though it seems to be a young adults book written in a way that would please children more if it were a little simplified.