P – Paksennarion, Deed of

The Deed of Paksenarrion: A Novel
Loved: I’m actually still in the middle of this one, but its opening pages sucked me in better than just about anything. It’s a tale told in front of a crackling fireplace about a pair of old swords and mysterious family legends!

Learned: This is another interesting one in terms of how it stacks up today. On one hand, it’s a brilliant example of a strong female MC in epic fantasy. On the other, it feels almost old school compared to the expected “heroines” of today.


11 comments:

  1. I've never heard of this one but it sounds good. I like legend stories. Especially if they're mysterious. :)

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  2. This is one of the books/series which really sealed the deal on my love of fantasy :) Hope you love it!

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  3. It's got a cool cover! I like stories with a strong female MC.

    J.C. Martin
    A to Z Blogger

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  4. I've always felt that the modern version of the strong female character was unrealistic and uninteresting.

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  5. I've never heard of this one, but it sounds interesting -- Let us know how you feel about it after you've finished!

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  7. Interesting title, the book does have an "old school" feel to it. The premise reminds me a little bit of Alanna.

    Nicole I wanted to let you know that I have included your site on my link for "Other Great Blogs" Thanks!

    Andrea

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  8. We need real, strong female characters in Fantasy. I've heard there's a move to find male voices now, however. I'm not sure what a modern strong female character is...I think if it's a norm, I probably disagree with it...lol.

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    1. Agreed - I love strong female characters!

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