Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny

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  1. Roy Ryders

    Roy Ryders The Magnificent

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    lol

    Have you read it? I've wanted to but haven't, you know?
     
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    Yes, and no.

    Zelazny is a great writer but LoL just didn't work for me.
    Perhaps I was too young when I read it and never appreciated how original the story is, or it just went way over my head at the time. It's probably a book I should rediscover when I get the time.
     
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    Roland 85 Registered User

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    MODERATOR EDIT:

    Review copied into post rather than just a link of "Here's My Review" which is against our policy and has been stated in the past

    Rob B


    Could you have maybe put an even more misleading title? I've read it. The book is pure genius. Here's my review:, which appears on the SFF Masterworks blog: Moving on now...

     
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    I agree, this book is genius. Taking on the guise of Bhudda to fight against "gods" from Indian mythology is an amazing idea. And yes, Christianity sneaks in as well.
     
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    The same here, although I was not young when I read it, 30+.
    I loved The Great Book of Amber. Some of the best fantasy series I have read.
    On the other hand I disliked Lord of Light. Boring, old-fashioned, confusing.