Aug
31
2017

Book of the Week: Golden Age and Other Stories.

Golden Age and Other Stories is Naomi Novik’s collection of stories from her Temeraire series. It’s an interesting collection of alternate takes, short vignettes, and “Dragons and Decorum,” which is absolutely worth the six bucks to any of my readers who enjoy both Napeolonic Wars stories involving dragons AND the works of Jane Austen.  …Yes, that story is exactly what you think that it is, and my only problem with it is that it is far too short*.

And so, adieu to The Man in the High Castle.

Moe Lane

*It’s always hard to assess how literary figures would adjust to modern life, but I’m morally certain that Jane Austen would have gleefully dived headfirst into fantasy fiction.  And made a goram mint at it, too.

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