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Mark Chadbourn

Autor(a) de World's End

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Obras por Mark Chadbourn

World's End (1999) 376 exemplares
The Silver Skull (2009) 193 exemplares
Darkest Hour (2000) 184 exemplares
Always Forever (2001) 165 exemplares
The Devil in Green (2002) 142 exemplares
Hereward (2011) 134 exemplares
Jack of Ravens (2006) 127 exemplares
The Queen of Sinister (2004) 109 exemplares
The Hounds of Avalon (2005) 95 exemplares
The Scar-Crow Men (2011) 85 exemplares
The Age of Misrule (2006) 81 exemplares
Wonderland (2003) 70 exemplares
Destroyer of Worlds (2009) 62 exemplares
The Burning Man (2008) 58 exemplares
Hellboy: The Ice Wolves (2009) 51 exemplares
The Devil's Looking Glass (2012) 42 exemplares
Pendragon (2017) 41 exemplares
Lord of Silence (2009) 35 exemplares
The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke (2002) 23 exemplares
Hereward: Wolves of New Rome (1800) 14 exemplares
Hereward: The Immortals (2015) 14 exemplares
Scissorman (1997) 11 exemplares
The Eternal (1996) 9 exemplares
Hereward: The Bloody Crown (2016) 9 exemplares
Dark Age (2008) 7 exemplares
Nocturne (1994) 6 exemplares
The Bear King (2008) 5 exemplares
Underground (1993) 4 exemplares
Testimony (1996) 3 exemplares
The King of Rain 2 exemplares
Hereward: Das Teufelsheer (2019) 2 exemplares
Straight No Chaser 1 exemplar
Deadhouse Steps 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Children of Cthulhu (2002) — Contribuidor — 257 exemplares
Masked (2010) — Contribuidor — 223 exemplares
Hellboy: Oddest Jobs (2008) — Contribuidor — 100 exemplares
The New Kingdom (2021) 95 exemplares
The Solaris Book of New Fantasy (2007) — Contribuidor — 91 exemplares
Wonderland (2019) — Contribuidor — 79 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 18 (2007) — Contribuidor — 76 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 08 (1997) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
Year's Best Fantasy 8 (2007) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Best War Comics (2007) — Contribuidor — 40 exemplares
Twice Cursed: An Anthology (2023) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
British Invasion (2008) — Contribuidor — 27 exemplares
The Last Continent: New Tales of Zothique (1999) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
We Are the Martians: The Legacy of Nigel Kneale (2017) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
Terror Tales of Yorkshire (2014) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Scaremongers (1997) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
The New Kingdom 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Wilde, James (pseudonym)
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
South Derbyshire, England, UK
Locais de residência
South Derbyshire, England, UK
London, England, UK



Found: A group of teens trying to stop the fey em Name that Book (Novembro 12)


This book literally exceeded all my expectations. Every single last one I had.

I had bought this book years ago, actually on the same day that I bought “Auslander“. I remember buying it thinking that it looked very reminiscent of A Song of Ice and Fire, which I’ve never actually read. I had just started Season 2 of Game of Thrones at the time, so I was excited to read something along those same lines. As the years went by though, I forgot about this book, and recently decided to give it a go. I wasn’t to excited to read it – I was convinced I would probably sell it once I was done with it.

Boy, was I wrong.

The book centers around a man named Vidar, who doesn’t remember anything that happened to him before the last three years occurred. All he knows is that he has a vampire jewel stuck in his chest (it siphons off his energy, or demands that he kill to feed it). He is not a beloved man in Idriss, the walled, ‘Unbreakable’ city, but he is a good warrior and has favour with the King. And he is part of the Crimson Hunt, the ‘police’ force of this world.

However, the Crimson Hunt’s leader has just been brutally murdered, and Vidar is now in charge of the Crimson Hunt, and must also try and find out who killed Mellias, the most beloved man in all of Idriss.

The story has the best mixture of plot and character, along with the right elements of fantasy to it. The story deludes you into thinking, up until a good halfway through it, that it’s strictly a fantasy novel, and will then prove you wrong in one of the most unexpected and beautiful ways. It has some wonderful instances of dialogue, imagery, and even character development. Basically, it took all my low expectations and shattered them to a pulp, giving me one of the most enjoyable reads of this year. I’m so glad I decided to read this book.

Final rating: 4/5. The writing isn’t perfect, but it’s still a wonderful read if only for the story, and the curve-balls it throws you.
… (mais)
viiemzee | Feb 20, 2023 |
DNF @ p114. Dull, flat characters, no plot that could sustain my interest.
SChant | Dec 4, 2021 |
My thanks to the Author publishers and NetGalley for providing me with a Kindle version of this book to read and honestly review.
An exciting entertaining start to this series, well researched and written with an atmospheric and authentic feel for time and place and characters who leap from the page. The action sequences are descriptive gruesome and there are plenty of them. Hereward is right up there with the 'Uhtred' series by Bernard Cornwell.
Quality page turner from first to last page, and I look forward to reading more in this series.… (mais)
Gudasnu | 8 outras críticas | Nov 16, 2020 |
I wanted to like this book. I really did.

A story about how the modem day world had to deal with the return of magic, and all the creatures of myth and legend?

That should make for a great story.

Unfortunately there's not a single likable character in the book. Not one. Everyone is constantly at eachothers throats. Hardly a civil word between the 5 main characters.

It took everything I had hoping for good character development, buy nope.

It's rare that I say this about a book I finished, but I'll never read this again.

I will give the author this though. He does a damned good job at storytelling. Is a great story. The magic system is superb, the villains are terrifying, and I loved how he drew the changes out instead of making it happen all at once.
… (mais)
tebyen | 9 outras críticas | May 27, 2020 |



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Graham Joyce Foreword
Jon Sullivan Cover artist
Les Edwards Cover artist
Dominic Harman Illustrator
Rita Herheim Translator


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