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Blades Of The Old Empire by Anna Kashina (book review).

February 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Blades Of The Old Empire by Anna Kashina (book review).

Previously, I have enjoyed Anna Kashina’s books. The world-building is my favourite aspect. With a few carefully chosen words, Kashina has transported me to worlds scarcely explored by modern fantasy writers. Her stories, drawn from Russian folklore and reminiscent of ‘The Arabian Nights’, are a welcome change from the usual sword and sorcery. While waiting […]

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Mistress Of The Solstice by Anna Kashina (book review).

November 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Mistress Of The Solstice by Anna Kashina (book review).

Have you ever read a short story and wished there was more? What came before or after? Another voice or just a bit more. Often, that’s the mark of a good short story. The questions don’t really need answering, but that you’d like them to be means you were invested and you’d like to read […]

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Once Upon A Curse edited by Anna Kashina (book review).

November 28, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Once Upon A Curse edited by Anna Kashina	(book review).

‘Once Upon A Curse’ is a collection of stories and fairy tales by a handful of authors. \some new, some well known, all very capable. Like many fairy tales, these stories are not for children. Some travel familiar paths and some re-invent myth. All feel fresh and original. The first story, ‘A Necklace Of Rubies […]

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Goddess Of The Dance by Anna Kashina (book review).

September 25, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Goddess Of The Dance by Anna Kashina  (book review).

In ‘The Princess Of Dhagabad’, the princess managed the impossible: she freed a djinn from slavery. In defiance of her father’s plans and what was best for the kingdom, she followed her heart with the belief she and Hasan would live happily ever after. In ‘Goddess Of The Dance’, the princess, now known by her […]

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