George Roesch profile

Place of birth: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Now living: Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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George Roesch's 13 reviews

Blood and Bone

by Ian C Esslemont

In the western sky the bright emerald banner of the Visitor descends like a portent of annihilation. On the continent of Jacuruku, the Thaumaturgs have mounted another expe [...]

Series: A Novel of the Malazan Empire: Book 5
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Forge of Darkness

by Steven Erikson

It is the Age of Darkness and the realm called Kuruld Galain - home of the Tiste Andii and ruled over by Mother Dark from her citadel in Kharkanas - is in a perilous state. [...]

Series: The Kharkanas Trilogy: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Orb Sceptre Throne

by Ian C Esslemont

The tumult of great powers colliding has passed and the city of Darujhistan and its citizens can at last get on with what matters: trading, bickering, politicking and enjoy [...]

Series: A Novel of the Malazan Empire: Book 4
Published: 2012

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The White Luck Warrior

by R Scott Bakker

A score of years after he first walked into the histories of men, Anasûrimbor Kellhus rules all the three seas, the first true Aspect-Emperor in a thousand years. [...]

Series: The Aspect Emperor: Book 2
Published: 2011

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Warrior Prophet

by R Scott Bakker

"Book Two of The Prince of Nothing" finds the Holy War continuing its inexorable march southward. But the suspicion begins to dawn that the real threat comes not [...]

Series: Prince of Nothing: Book 2
Published: 2006

Score: 84

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Return of the Crimson Guard

by Ian C Esslemont

The return of the Crimson Guard could not have come at a worse time for an empire exhausted by warfare and weakened by betrayals and rivalries.Into the seething caul [...]

Series: A Novel of the Malazan Empire: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Darkness That Comes Before

by R Scott Bakker

Welcome to Eärwa my friends. Where the sun is hot and the names are long. In reflection, these are the first things I always remember of this book. I recommend you spe [...]

Series: Prince of Nothing: Book 1
Published: 2003

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Dust of Dreams

by Steven Erikson

In war everyone loses. This brutal truth can be seen in the eyes of every soldier in every world… In Letherii, the exiled Malazan army commanded by Adjunct Tavore be [...]

Series: A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen: Book 9
Published: 2009

Score: 114

Our rating: 10.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Toll the Hounds

by Steven Erikson

In Darujhistan, the city of blue fire, it is said that love and death shall arrive dancing. It is summer and the heat is oppressive, but for the small round man in the fade [...]

Series: A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen: Book 8
Published: 2008

Score: 117

Our rating: 10.0 | 3 positive reader reviews

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The Judging Eye

by R Scott Bakker

The Three Seas are on the march under the leadership of Anasûrimbor Khellus. Khellus has spent these last twenty years conquering the various nations and forming the [...]

Series: The Aspect Emperor: Book 1
Published: 2009

Score: 101

Our rating: 10.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Southcrop Forest

by Lorne Rothman

The trees of Southcrop have made a striking discovery-one that could change the world for all their kind. But they are trapped in a forest fragment and face destruction fro [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Tigana

by Guy Gavriel Kay

Set in a beleaguered land caught in a web of tyranny, Tigana is the deeply moving story of a people struggling to be free. A people so cursed by the dark sorceries of the t [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1990

Score: 104

Our rating: 9.7 | 9 positive reader reviews

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The City and the City

by China Mieville

When the body of a murdered woman is found in the extraordinary, decaying city of Besźel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks like a routine case for Inspector Tyado [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2009

Score: 94

Our rating: 9.2 | 2 positive reader reviews

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