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Book Review: Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

This is one of those books people seem to praise. And I get it why people love this so much. It is an epic tale in a new setting with steampunk mixed with necromancy. Yet, nothing like those two. Also, Max Gladstone plays with the idea of using souls as currency, vampires as drugs, and gargoyles as badass characters. All which excited me.

Yet, there is one downside in the book. It is messy with a messy start, searching for direction. There was also a lot of messiness going on with the magical system, how the world is constructed, and parts of the plot. Understandable as this is the first book in the series, and it is testing out the world and so on. But what annoyed me a bit was Tara, the main character, who got such love from the writer that she maybe got too much power for her own good. From floating to waking the dead to being a quick killer to being able to manipulate her surroundings. Making her somewhat unbelievable character. Still, I liked her. She was convincing and enjoyable to follow.

What I loved in the book were the city, the politics, the system of gods, the dead, the justice system, and the system of belief Max Gladstone had constructed. So what should I say, read or not? Yes, definitely, as this book delivers something new, but still something old. What I would have loved was a hint of more pondering about the state of affairs in the city and down bellow. But that will surely come with the next books in the series.

Thank you for reading! Have a witchy day!

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