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Rob B
January 12th, 2002, 04:38 PM
Well here are the results

1st place with a whopping 79 total points
A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin

2nd place with 28 points
Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson

3rd place with 24 Points
Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

Honorable mention
Fool's Errand by Robin Hobb
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Sea of Silver Light by Tad Wiliams

Shehzad
January 12th, 2002, 06:47 PM
Yes! Yes! Yes!

Spread the gospel of Perdido

Alucard
January 12th, 2002, 09:01 PM
And american gods. if you havent read it yet, I highly reccomend you do so.

Rhaegar
January 13th, 2002, 06:52 AM
Was there ever any doubt? GRRM, you are the the man!

Rob B
January 13th, 2002, 01:19 PM
American Gods was a Christmas Present, it somewhere in the to-read pile.

estranghero
January 13th, 2002, 05:19 PM
There's hope yet, Shehzad. http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif

Alucard
January 13th, 2002, 07:29 PM
You might want to skip it high up in the to-read pile there Fitz. It was, IMO of course, a fantastic example of how fantasy can be done without the age old traditional themes. Not that I have anything against those themes, but I like a lot of variety in my reading and American Gods was original but still a great story. One of those books that rally stands out in my mind. And, as always, let us know what you think once you've read it. It's one of those books I often reccomend but I usually don't know how it's recieved by the other readers (though I know susf enjoyed it).

SusF
January 14th, 2002, 05:56 AM
I second what Alucard says. Read it and read it soon, Fitz. http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif

Susan

saintjon
January 15th, 2002, 05:14 AM
I wanted Storm of Swords for Christmas, given that I can only find it in hardcover which does me no good since I am a broke-ass student. Bought Akira, though, beyond all reason but I must have it! AKIRA RULES!!!

Mithfânion
January 15th, 2002, 05:27 AM
not surprising since Storm of Swords is a true work of art.