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Ship of Magic (The Liveship Traders, Book 1)

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"Ship of Magic" by Robin Hobb

10 years, 9 months ago at Feb 19 18:21
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This book was totally written with trilogy in mind. It ends with all kind of loose ends. But credit to Hobb, she breaks all the story lines off at a good spots. Even those new ones that she created near the end of the book. They are hints of what is to come.

The basis of the story is the Vestrit family. They live in Bingtown, and are one of the famous “Bingtown Trader” families.... read more
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Description: Amazon.com Review Robin Hobb, author of the Farseer trilogy, has returned to that world for a new series. Ship of Magic is a sea tale, reminiscent of Moby Dick and Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series in its details of shipboard life. It is also a fantasy adventure with sea serpents, pirates, and all sorts of magic. The liveships have distinct personalities and partner with specific people, somewhat like Anne McCaffrey's Brain ships and their Brawns, though these are trading ships and have full crews. Hobb has peopled the book with many wonderfully developed characters. Most of the primary ones are members of the Vestritt ... (more)
Manufacturer: Spectra
Release date: 2 February 1999
ISBN-10 : 0553575635 | ISBN-13: 9780553575637
Tags: Fantasy (2), High Fantasy (1), Nautical (1), Magic (1)
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