Blood Red Horse

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Sharing the interwoven fate of both men is Jehane, the beautiful, accomplished court physician, whose own skills play an increasing role as Al-Rassan is swept to the brink of holy war, and beyond ... There was far too much telling not showing and some characters were unconvincing and rather flat too, such as Goro and Tokikazu (with whom she was in lust - she or rather Lazar seemed to have forgotten he had already been a customer in the outcast village brothel so the attempt at sexual tension seemed rather otiose).

Pages: 288

Publisher: Puffin (February 5, 2004)


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