Svein Olav Nyberg

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Ort: Grimstad, Norway
Geburtstag: 5. Oktober
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The Color of Magic (Discworld Novels) von Terry Pratchett
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This book is not the best in the Discworld series. If his second book had kept the same quality, I don't think I would have read the remaining twenty-something books. It is inconsistent, "fumbling", and I was at times wondering if he had taken some D&D game and just transcribed action from it.
But there are passages where his wit shines through, and the book is plain hilarious. He does let his imagination have totally free reins, which is something I miss from roughly book 10 and on: The Discworld should never have been mapped.
The Mists of Avalon (Ballantine Reader's Circle) von Marion Zimmer Bradley
2.0 von 5 Sternen I am mortal, 1. August 2000
The hours I spent trying to read this book will not be returned to me at the end of my life. Those were the thoughts that raced through my mind as I read past page 100 on the third attempt to finish this book. I am very sympathetic to the concept of strong women and a review of the Arthur legend in that light. Which is perhaps one of the reasons why I was so disappointed. The women seemed feeble to me, and I could not spot any real drive - which I really think you should be able to after 100 pages of a book. So, with the lack of motivation inside the book, my own motivation outside the book got lost. Life is short, and this book is long. If you are not into feeble women's court… Mehr dazu
Pawn of Prophecy (The Belgariad) von David Eddings
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This book is worth reading for one thing only: It is the start of the rest of the series, and provides the background for it.
The book itself ... don't you just hate it when the plot depends on such artificial devices like "Oh I am so noble I won't kill this man, even though he is obviously (for the rest of the book and then some) going to go out of his way to make life miserable for me and my friends, and preferrably kill us if he can." and "Gee, I think I'll take the long way round, since some people's feelings will get hurt if I take the shortcut, even though the fate of the universe depends on me getting to my destination in time."
Also, and this… Mehr dazu