Books: 6 | Review: 0 | Avg rating: 3.85
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K.J. Parker

3.77 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by K.J. Parker
Purple and Black (2009)
4.16 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A profoundly moving piece of short fiction and the best of K.J.Parker's shorter work I've read. A work of pure genius. Its funny, intelligent, and in the end totally heart-wrenching. For me fiction is only as good as the depth of emotion it makes me feel. And I don't think I've e...
The Hammer (2011)
3.83 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Probably the weakest of Parker's works that I've read to date. What strikes me most about this book is the coldness and detachment of the characters. It's fitting, as one of the main themes is the consequences of doing what is reasonable and practical without any sentiment to sta...
Blue and Gold (2010)
3.96 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This was a very good novella. Parker's writing style is very good and entertaining. I got more quotes out of those 60 pages than I usually get out of whole huge novels. The main character, the unreliable first-person narrator, is quite interesting. Even though often done by many ...
The Folding Knife (2010)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I was half-way through this book before I felt I was understanding the main character, Basso, the First Citizen of and richest man in the Vesani Republic, and the structure of the book. I kept waiting for other characters to be revealed and create interest. At this point, I shou...
Młot (2014)
3.83 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Another excellent one by KJ Parker- it takes the usual elements (morally grey characters, lots of plotting, and a well-developed setting that stays in the background except for where the plot is important), and sets it up on a plot of revenge. The Hammer is more of a slow burn th...
The Company (2009)
3.4 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A well crafted, and beautifully written book shaped ball of frustration. I can't lie, I absolutely loved this book and I burned through it. The characters are enjoyable, the setting is fantastic, and seriously an author who gives us a glimpse of PTSD traumatized dopplesoldners (...
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