I popped in elsewhere on the internet today - find below a link to my review of the fourth and concluding series to the Inheritance Series by Paolini. http://vaultofbooks.com/action/review-inheritance Let me know what you guys thought. I sure thought it was a toil. and I plodded and crawled to finish this book. I sure hope Paolini gets his basics right in terms of plotting !!
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One of the darkest fantasy novels that I’ve ever read since I joined the fray of SFF Genre freaks. The Darkness that comes before is part one of a sweeping ambitious series known as the Prince of Nothing by Canadian author R Scott Bakker and came out quite a few years ago. I got the book a long while back but never did get into it for a long time. Seriously, this book had me baulking at the incomprehensibly “awe”-inspiring prose and yet falling for it through and through. The first few attempts I discarded the book at the epilogue itself - for the high handed treatment and the dense language that refused to worm through my brains. But this time, I persisted. From what I read on the review world – this book had polarized its readers. It’s a straight 5 or a downright 1. Nothing in between. Hate it –or-love it. And now I understand why. Am glad I persisted with trying to finish this one. It has been a fabulous read – a difficult book I agree –smattered with arcane p