Wed, Mar. 21st, 2007, 08:31 pm || Hodgell, P.C. - God Stalk

add to memories

This may be one of those books that I reread a few years later and discover I love, but right now, it just didn't work for me.

Jame somehow lands in the city of Tai-tastigon, in which there are many thieves and even more gods. She somehow ends up being apprenticed to a thief, despite being a Kencyr (apparently a race known for honor). Assorted stuff happens that I can't quite remember.

I'm not sure why, but somehow, all the elements of the book -- the underground thief society, life at the inn Jame stays at, the gods of Tai-tastigon -- just never quite coalesced for me. I can't really remember what happened or why, or which bits were the important ones. Individually, everything was really cool, and I loved the city of Tai-tastigon, the feel of myth in the background, Jame's Kencyr heritage, and the mystery of her existence. But I just couldn't put any of it together.