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10 thoughts on “Song of the Beast

  1. says:

    Final rating oscillating 4.5 4.75 5 starsSing to me.Ease the grieving of my heart.Transform me into that which I have been.Beloved, soothe my uttermost sorrows.Transform me.Make me rememberIt is so rare to see a great stand alone fantasy the one with proper beginning, middle and end, never to bore It s easier...


  2. says:

    This book and its author are a stonking discovery I m a fan of Janny Wurts The Wars of Light and Shadow is my favorite epic fantasy series ever and Carol Berg was recommended to me as a not to be missed quality fantasy author with a gift for prose, well rounded stories and characterization I decided to start with this book since it s a standalone and the summary, with the element of music as part of the plot and a mature protagonist, intrigued me.It also sounded like traditional fantasy, wit This book and its author are a stonking discovery I m a fan of Janny Wurts The Wars of Light and Shadow is my favorite epic fantasy series ever and Carol Berg was recommended to me as a not to be missed quality fantasy author ...


  3. says:

    It s been a really long time since I ve read a fantasy book that I enjoyed as much as this one It s definitely a fantasy novel, but it has a lot of really delightful aberrations from standard fantasy tropes For example, rather than being a young handsome farmboy thrust into the middle of a great struggle, the main character is 38, is of noble descent, has been imprisoned for 17 years for reasons unknown to him, and is horribly disfigured from his stay in prison Before his imprisonment, he was It s been a really long time since I ve read a fantasy book that I enjoyed as much as this one It s definitely a fantasy novel, but it has a lot of really delightful aberrations from standard fantasy tropes For example, rather than being a young handsome farmboy thrust into the middle of a great struggle, the main character is 38, is of noble descent, has been imprisoned for 17 years for reasons unknown to him, and is horribly disfigured from his stay in prison Before his imprisonment, he was the greatest musician there had ever been, widely believed to have been blessed by the gods, but his hands were destroyed in prison and his voice silenced Rather than being hellbent on revenge, he s mostly confu...


  4. says:

    A bump up from three and a half stars Written like a traditional epic fantasy, plotting still went in a few unexpected directions in romance and manipulation At heart is a mystery why the lead was imprisioned, and part of him is reluctant to find out He meets a person or two to boot him on his way I enjoyed the mixup of races and clans A few times, I was completely unsurprised by the direction the plot took, but nonetheless, it was an enjoyable ride there.Here s the problem I enjoyed it, b A bump up from three and a half stars Written like a traditional epic fantasy, plotting still went in a few unexpected directions in romance and manipulation At heart is a mystery why the lead was imprisioned, and part of him is reluctant to find out He meets a person or two to boot him on his way I enjoyed the mixup of races and clans A few times, I was completely unsurprised by the direction the plot took, but nonetheless, it was a...


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    It s been a long time since I read this but I remember being quite pleased with it.He says faintly.Okay.Lemme do better.First off, this is standalone fantasy and I am on principle a huge fan of standalone fantasy Because pretty much every fantasy trilogy or fantasy quintuplet or whatever has contained about 1.5 books of incident spread across 3, 5 or 15 novels And inevitably book 2 is total bobbins and is just there to make you wait for book 3.But standalone fantasy has all the stuff I like It s been a long time since I read this but I remember being quite pleased with it.He says faintly.Okay.Lemme do better.First off, this is standalone fantasy and I am on principle a huge fan of standalone fantasy Because pretty much every fantasy trilogy or fantasy quintuplet or whatever has contained about 1.5 books of incident spread across 3, 5 or 15 novels And inevitably book 2 is total bobbins and is just there to make you wait for book 3.But standalone fantasy has all the stuff I like about fantasy presented into me in a way that doesn t seem designed to be irritating.Berg, I seem to recall, tends to write character driven fantasy And she has some interesting takes ...


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    I don t know. 4.5, 4.75 heck I ll give the full 5 stars Do you know that awesome feeling of finally finding a ridiculously cheap book on Bookoutlet that actually sounds promising and it actually turns out one of your favorite reads of this year yep, this book gave me that awesome feeling All of us fantasy fans know that finding a decent standalone fantasy novel is probably as easy as walking into Mordor, well look no further I strongly recommend that you give this little gem a chance I w I don t know. 4.5, 4.75 heck I ll give the full 5 stars Do you know that awesome feeling of finally finding a ridiculously cheap book on Bookoutlet that actually sounds promising and it actually turns out one of your favorite reads of this year yep, this book gave me that awesome feeling All of us fantasy fans know that finding a decent standalone fantasy novel is probably as easy as walking into Mordor, well look no further I strongly recommend that you give this little gem a chance I was really impressed by the author, she managed to give us three dimensional full cast of characters within the span of less than 400 pages, we have a ...


  7. says:

    4.5 StarsA good, solid high fantasy read Fantastic, if a bit slow If you re feeling like a story that unspools slowly and are in a patient mood, you ll love this RTC


  8. says:

    Fantastik edebiyat n beni etkileyen yan , insanl insan d olan zerinden dam t p anlatabilmesi Aidan n hikayesi yolunu kaybetmi , kaybetmesi sa lanm bir ozan n kendini, kalbini ve yolunu bulma hikayesi O zorluklar ve kay plar kar s nda ad m ad m do rusunun pe inde gittik e biz de insanl k i in umutla doluyoruz Onun hikayesi bir affedilme ve ba lanma hikayesi...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Probably 3.5 starsI related best to Aidan s character and point of view Berg used first person throughout the novel, but would switch to alternate characters point of views at pivotal plot points Oddly, I did not relate well to the only female character, Lara, and in fact, skimmed through most of the center section of the book told from her eyes I had hopes of another stunning story like the Lighthouse Duology, especially through the first third or half of Aidan s tale, yet the tale never qu Probably 3.5 starsI related best to Aidan s character and point of view Berg u...


  10. says:

    A singer without a voice, a musician with mangled hands, his enemies think him broken beyond repair But the truth cannot be silenced.Aidan Mc Allister is a wonderful tortured hero I read a lot of Carol Berg s, but this one was the first, and it had me immediately hooked Set in a world remotely resembling a late medieval Europe, this bo...


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Song of the Beast Brutal Imprisonment Has Broken Aidan McAllister Once The Most Famous Musician Of His Generation, Celebrated As A Man Beloved Of The Gods, His Voice Is Now Silent, His Hands Ruined, His Music That Offered Beauty And Hope To War Torn Elyria Destroyed Even The God Who Nurtured His Talent Since Boyhood Has Abandoned Him But No One Ever Told Him His Crime To Discover The Truth, He Must Risk His Hard Bought Freedom To Unlock The Mind Of His God And The Heart Of His Enemy.