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I thought the world built by Martha Wells in this book had potential. There was an interesting magic system, history, setting... Read morePublished on April 9 2009 by S. White
Martha Wells is a great writer because she has the talent for great dialogue and world building (or I should say city building). Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2004
This book is the pinnacle of original fantasy, in days overrun with Tolkein knock-offs. It has beautiful and full descriptions, a detailed and complete storyline, and my personal... Read morePublished on March 1 2003 by MicahA
I first read this book as part of a sci-fi lit class at Texas A&M University. I had to pull through quite a few novels that I didn't particularly enjoy. Read morePublished on May 6 2001
I don't really like stories where the heroes save the entire world. The writing wasn't bad though the characterization was a bit sparse. Read morePublished on Sept. 20 2000 by Amazon Customer
Khat is an amazingly engaging protagonist, well worth reading the book for on his own. Taken as a whole with overall good characterization, a well-fashioned plot, and a detailed... Read morePublished on Aug. 6 2000
Martha Wells has done it again. CITY OF BONES is very reminiscent of vintage Leigh Brackett--the hard-boiled hero,plucky heroine, exotic locale, menace lurking around every... Read morePublished on July 5 2000 by Charles D. Cunningham,Jr
Put simply, this is an amazing book. The characters are fascinating, the story is intruiging and everything about it is wonderful. Read morePublished on April 3 2000 by Chris Hughes