Impulse & Initiative (Pemberley Variations)

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Her use of what she calls "third-person intensive" narration, coupled with elegantly complex prose and vocabulary, has proven more chal- lenging than some readers would pre- fer. They are places where people, identities, and stories tend to congregate; but there are other options. Many of Khaetskaya's works, like The Conquerors (1996), The Obscurantist (1997), and the Languedoc cycle (2001-03), are set in medieval Europe and have been praised for the author's seamless blending of historical material with the fantastic, her use of myth and legend, and her humorous style.

Pages: 416

Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark; 1st edition (September 1, 2008)

ISBN: 1402213573

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