t took me longer than usual to read this book, but I felt that the author deserved a review. Sometimes they just need more.
single quotation marks to mark off dialogue. It makes it really difficult to read. He uses a lot of British spelling so I think he must be from England or Australia. But, as far as I know, it is still grammatically correct to use double quote ".
He has many passages of dense prose that you must struggle through. I found those lumps, with paragraphs two pages long, jolted me out of the book and I found myself daydreaming while I read.
The growth of the protagonist, Isak, was too rushed. He goes from kid and then less than a chapter later he is a great war general, and in less than a chapter, the wise leader of his group. All the while having white eyes which makes him more tempermental, and inclined to growth spurts.
The story was a fun one. A young man with white eyes destined to be the savior. His struggles as he grows, and some very humorous moments kept me reading.
If you are a big fan of epic fantasies I would say this is worth the read, but due to some very bad formatting and writing decisions I can't recommend it for the casual reader. I will be keeping an eye on the author though, as he has a lot of promise
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