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P. E. T. Conroy

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Perpetual University Student Startup Novelist Lapsed Podcaster Academic Theologian, Historian and Communications Link coming soon

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Echo (2022, Doherty Associates, LLC, Tom) 4 stars

A delightfully painful read: TOH is Stephen King for this generation.

5 stars

I recently read Children of Húrin. A challenging read. Last year I read @Olde_Heuvelt's HEX, that was a difficult read. This, is a painful read, a page-turning fight with every word. You feel every rock & slip on that mountain. WOW. TOH is Stephen King for this generation. ❤️&💔

reviewed Malarkoi by Alex Pheby

Malarkoi (2022, Galley Beggar Press) 4 stars

Nathan Treeves is dead, murdered by the Master of Mordew, his remains used to create …

Looking forward to the sequel (but this was a slog)

4 stars

This book feels longer - there is a lot of preamble before the story starts, which is the author catching you up to where everyone is geographically and figuratively - and although well written, the book is still bloated with pomposity in its language and over-philosophizing, and this detracts from what is an enjoyable story now cut short (this is the second in the trilogy, and you still can't trust anyone but the dogs it seems)...

For these reasons, this book is a struggle to love and gets three stars.

reviewed Mordew by Alex Pheby

Mordew (2021, Tor Books) 4 stars

GOD IS DEAD, his corpse hidden in the catacombs beneath Mordew.

In the slums of …

Looking forward to the sequel

5 stars

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