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[Ebook] ➩ The Etched City Author K.J. Bishop – Izmirescort.pro Gwynn and Raule are rebels on the run with little in common except being on the losing side of a hard fought war Gwynn is a gunslinger from the north a loner a survivor a killer Raule is a wandering sGwynn and Raule are rebels on the run with little in common except being on the losing side of a hard fought war Gwynn is a gunslinger from the north a loner a survivor a killer Raule is a wandering surgeon a healer who still b.

Elieves in just and lost causes Bound by a desire to escape the ghosts of the past together they flee to the teeming city of Ashamoil where Raule plies her trade among the desperate and destitute and Gwynn becomes bodyguard and.

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  1. Dan Schwent Dan Schwent says:

    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBEtched City is the story of gunslinger Gwynn and doctor Raule Together they flee the wasteland of the Copper Country and make their way to the city of Ashamoil Raule starts treating the poor of Ashamoil occasionally delivering crocodilian babies while Gwynn gets a job as a guard for a slave trader and has a heated affair with an artistThe Etched City is definitely atmosphere over action but when the action comes it's hard and fast Bishop knows how to build tension as well as create a realized fantasy city While Ashamoil isn't as detailed as New Crobuzon or Amber


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBYou know I just read another story of Bishop's in THE WEIRD and it struck me that I am dying for her to release another book and I'm not sure why I gave this one four stars instead of five so I am retroactively bumping it up It took M John Harrison years and a good number of novels and stories to create a secondary fantasy world and then get disgusted with the idea of a secondary fantasy world and subvert and deconstruct the whole thing by reducing the characters to ghosts and surreal phantoms but K J Bishop manages the same thing in the course of a single book She also manages to attain his level of utterly opaue meaning at times The Lamia and Lord Cromus retains a special place in my memory for its sheer cursed inaccessibility and actually now that I think of it the sphinx Beth character in The Etched City bears some resemblance to the mythical lamia also Do you


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBApril 2009Gwynn a mercenary gunslinger and Raule a doctor both of them outlaws from the losing side of a bad war escape their decaying homeland for the city of Ashamoil where they discover blurred realities and monstrous births in the hospitals taverns and private rooms of the city's people I almost read The Etched City four years ago saw an advertisement for it in Realms of Fantasy magazine checked it out from the library and almost read ituntil I noticed the blurb on the cover which favorably compared this book to Perdido Street Station by China Mieville I had noticed Mieville’s books before but had never read them so I took this as a sign Long story short I got me a copy of PSS read it loved it got hooked on the rest of Mieville’s works and promptly forgot about K J Bishop OopsSo I got to it four years late Probably a good thing The Etched City is slightly stranger than PSS a


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBA blurb on the cover informs me that this book is fantasy as high literature Or high fantasy as literature I can't remember which I think the book has to be judged separately as fantasy and a literary novel As a fantasy it's


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBBooks are uite often like a meal Some books I read I labor through like a meal of broccoli and liver hoping there's something good for desert Other books I gulp down avidly like a starved man given tiramisu But The Etched City is in a rarer and better breed still it's the kind of novel you read like a fine wineAfter a few pages of reading KJ Bishop's first novel I was already lamenting the fact that each page I read was bringing me closer to the last one I read


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBThis novel is rightfully weird and I was expecting no less since I tried it because it’s one of the flagships of the “New Weird” wave of fiction It’s also a terrific blend of learned language horror sumptuous descriptions and magical realism without many of the classic staples of conventional fantasyPersonally when I read a story that deliberately defies labels it’s not just the boundaries it pushes around it pushes me as a reader too and the experience is often charted at opposite sides of the spectrumThis time the result isn't so clear cut I pic


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBI picked up The Etched City because it was name dropped in the jacket copy of Jay Lake’s Trial of Flowers along with texts by China Miéville and Jeff VanderMeer Like Lake Miéville and VanderMeer Bishop's novel is Fantasy but a branch of Fantasy that owes to the Surrealist Magical Realist and Noir literary movements than to the swords and sorcery of epic fantasists like JRR Tolkien and Robert E Howard Although it does occasionally get bogged down particularly near the novel's middle as first novels are wont to do The Etched City features captivating storytelling memorable characters and outstanding set pieces inclu


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBAustralian author K J Bishop’s first novel The Etched City reminds me somewhat of M John Harrison’s Viriconium stories There’s the same sense of a world that has decayed and there’s the same lack of moral certainty or moral absolutes It also has some of the melancholy of Harrison’s work It tells the story of two former revolutionaries one a gunfighter and one a doctor They are drawn to the city of Ashamoil Raule gets a job in a charity hospital and she observes what seems to be an epidemic of monstrous births – children with the heads of crocodiles and such things Gwynn the gunfighter becomes a bodyguard to a fairly unsavoury character He is drawn into debates on theolog


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBIf one was to argue this novel’s plot had no point in an exegesis of its story telling there would be plenty of evidence to make such an argument It covers familiar ground in such a vague spiritless journey There is no clear Who What When Where and Why at least not anything truly fleshed out except in vague dream like descriptions The story seems to take place somewhere on Earth maybe the Eurasian continent but the mash up of science weapon


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    PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or etched free, city download, The Etched pdf, The Etched City PDF/EPUBThere is no doubt that the author of The Etched City has created an interesting world Or that the author is an excellent descriptive writer But this book lacks any coherent story The main characters are for the most part passive and don't seem to have any specific goals There is no antagonist no conflict and no action and reaction on the part of the characters They simply exist And have long pointless conversationsThis book reads like a travel guide with description of the settings and plenty of history and backstory But no action in the present tenseLook I understand that there are readers who enjoy books that are mostly descriptive writing and have very little or no plot I'm not one of them I like a goo


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K.J. Bishop

PDF/EPUB izmirescort.pro ☆ The Etched City PDF ✓ The Etched PDF/EPUB or I'm a spec fic writer and artist Wearing either hat my work tends towards the strange Sometimes it's dark and decadent strange sometimes whimsical My influences include everything I've ever read watched listened to or eaten If you're interested in my art I have an Etsy shop