Book Review: The Cartographer’s Apprentice – Jim Webster

The Cartographer’s Apprentice: Leave Them Wanting More – Jim Webster

Synopsis:

Four short stories from the Land of the Three Seas casting a light on the early career of Benor Dorfinngil. The trials and tribulations of a young cartographer; this book features duels, savage halfmen, gassy beer, blood feuds and most dangerous of all, beautiful women.

Review:

These are four excellent short stories introducing the early days of Benor. Each tale pulses with humour as the well-drawn characters engage in various adventures. Each story features great dialogue, lots of good food, wine and ale, all taking place in a believable and well-drawn world where the streets pulse with life. The reader gets a powerful sense of being there in a real world with real people going about their real lives.

I look forward to reading the next book and wish I’d read this one far sooner.

Rating: 5/5

Link: The Cartographer’s Apprentice: Leave Them Wanting More – Jim Webster

 

 

Published by David Hadley

A Bloke. Occasionally points at ducks.

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