Movable Type 3.2
January 08, 2007
Review: Archangel by Sharon Shinn2007 Finishes: Books
1. Archangel by Sharon Shinn
I read this book for my sci fi/fantasy book club this month. In general, I thought it was really very good. It has a fantasy-type setting, but the plot follows many of the conventions of the traditional romance novel. It also deals with interesting issues of faith, theology, and duty. The characters were interesting and multi-dimensional, and the plot kept me turning pages. I will definitely be looking for more by this author.
I did have one major issue with this book, however. The synopsis at the beginning of the book gave information that was never stated within the actual text. It was hinted at a few times, and I kept expecting the climax of the novel to include the discovery of this information. But... it didn't, and I was left confused. Was this information that the reader was supposed to have, but not the characters? Was it something that would be revealed in a later book? What the heck was going on? Even though I loved the book, this is still nagging at me.Posted by Kat at January 8, 2007 11:56 AM