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KM AShman - A Land Divided

Discussion in 'Historical Fiction' started by Brian G Turner, Apr 22, 2016.

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    Brian G Turner

    Brian G Turner Writing and reading Staff Member

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    I have read a few of Ashman's books(he has churned out quite a quantity). The quality varies. This series was on my radar.
     
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    Brian G Turner

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    Am currently reading Roman: Fall of Britannia. It's not bad so far.

    There's no real attention to POV use, which is a little annoying as it doesn't allow him to develop his characters to any great depth. But the prose is fluid and there's a decent pace. Sometimes I even feel I detect a Gemmell influence in how the characters speak.

    So far, reminds me of Ben Kane - easy to read, with some nice attention to detail, but flirts with being too superficial at times.
     
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