Sunday 28 December 2008

I've cast my vote...

...for the David Gemmell Legend Award.

As the website points out, this is not a case of simply voting for the best novel released in 2008, but the novel most written in the 'spirit' of the late David Gemmell.

I didn't have to think too long about this at all. My vote went to Paul Kearney's The Ten Thousand.

Kearney's novel, I feel, has real traces of Gemmell - excellent battle scenes, strong characterisation and exploration of themes such as valour, loyalty and courage. Top stuff.

Make sure you drop by to register your vote!

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