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  1. says:

    I found Votan a really interesting read; I'm not entirely sure I liked it but it was mesmerising anyway There's something compulsive about it I just needed to know what the heck Photinus did next what trouble he got into a

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    I feel cheated I read the book because Neil Gaiman mentions it in American Gods and it is interesting with that perspecti

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    One of the members of my book club chose this book for us to read because Neil Gaiman listed it as an inspiration for American Gods While I can see how that happened American Gods is one of my favorite books and plodding th

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    Oh this book So bad It feels like it is a million pages long even though it really isn't Perhaps my biggest pro

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    A fantastic book Our hero Photinus is a sort of Greek Arthur Daley of the ancient world Forced to leave Vienna in a hurry he travels through Germania building up a business empire and creating most of Norse mythology in his wake There's also a trip to Scotland thrown in for good measure which provides a nice philological twist at the end James knows his history and this is cleverly worked in throughout the novel which also in my

  6. says:

    Ah a fine gemstone In the long days before the fall of the Roman Empire Votan describes a visceral world of dark forests regional powers and the creation of GodsAny Gaiman fans should take note of this book

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    ugh

  8. says:

    I read the book because Neil Gaiman mentions it in American Gods I couldn't get into the book I kept reading the book feeling like I'

  9. says:

    I couldn't even tell if I liked this book while I was reading it but I sure couldn't stop One of the most engaging novels I've read

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review ì eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø John James

A comedy set in the second century AD Votan is the story of a Greek nobleman who is travelling and living abroad in Germany while carrying on an affair with a military man's wife To save his own life he. One of the members of my book club chose this book for us to read because Neil Gaiman listed it as an inspiration for American Gods While I can see how that happened American Gods is one of my favorite books and plodding through Votan was one of the least enjoyable reading experiences I ve ever had There s a lot of and this nation traded with that nation for this good which traded it with a different nation for another good which was used for x y z And Votan sowed his seed with this woman who liked pretty objects And then he seduced another woman who was unfortunate looking but fertile and powerful And then he took another woman and another and another none worth discussing in any detail but all producing children to continue the Votan lineage The difference is that Neil Gaiman can WRITE His prose is magical and figurative and full of wonder John James prose for the most part is very straight forward except that I still managed to find myself lost feeling like I was missing information and wondering who most of the characters were when they popped back up again later in the text And as for the comic bit I guess I snorted when someone bisected a dog which just made me wonder about myself and what this book was doing to me so starved for humor and whimsy was I All I can say is I m glad to be done Brenda has a dragon in her blood of a Greek nobleman who is travelling and living abroad in Germany while carrying Divan Of Rudaki on an affair with a military man's wife To save his Choice Stories for Children own life he. One Öbür Divan of the members Summary of Homo Deus of my book club chose this book for us to read because Neil Gaiman listed it as an inspiration for American Gods While I can see how that happened American Gods is Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes one The Teams Milking Cow of my favorite books and plodding through Votan was A Wolfs Desire Reluctant Mates one Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of the least enjoyable reading experiences I ve ever had There s a lot Zenith of and this nation traded with that nation for this good which traded it with a different nation for another good which was used for x y z And Votan sowed his seed with this woman who liked pretty A Pale Light in the Black objects And then he seduced another woman who was unfortunate looking but fertile and powerful And then he took another woman and another and another none worth discussing in any detail but all producing children to continue the Votan lineage The difference is that Neil Gaiman can WRITE His prose is magical and figurative and full Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of the characters were when they popped back up again later in the text And as for the comic bit I guess I snorted when someone bisected a dog which just made me wonder about myself and what this book was doing to me so starved for humor and whimsy was I All I can say is I m glad to be done

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Votan author John James

E tone as Douglas Adams the story unfolds in a humorous and adventurous manner as the lead character has to keep up the pretense of being a god while staying one step ahead of his lover's jealous husband. I read the book because Neil Gaiman mentions it in American Gods I couldn t get into the book I kept reading the book feeling like I m missing something important in what they re saying Maybe the time period is so well researched and so long ago that it s almost like trying to figure out a foreign language I assume lots of research was done but I wouldn t probably notice if it was all made up or not I respect the effort though it may be what came between me and finishing the book Am I just babbling or does that make some kind of senseI recommend this book to anyone who likes solid historical fiction andor the 2nd century I won t buy the book and have no interest in trying to read it again I think lately I ve been reading lots of stuff I m not liking I m trying too hard to like books that just aren t my taste just to say I read a variety of stuff I guess I think it s time to get back to what I m likely to get intoOh by the way my copy of this book was from 1966 a hardcover and it has a different cover than shown Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions of being a god while staying Brenda has a dragon in her blood one step ahead Divan Of Rudaki of his lover's jealous husband. I read the book because Neil Gaiman mentions it in American Gods I couldn t get into the book I kept reading the book feeling like I m missing something important in what they re saying Maybe the time period is so well researched and so long ago that it s almost like trying to figure Choice Stories for Children out a foreign language I assume lots Öbür Divan of research was done but I wouldn t probably notice if it was all made up Summary of Homo Deus or not I respect the effort though it may be what came between me and finishing the book Am I just babbling Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes or does that make some kind The Teams Milking Cow of senseI recommend this book to anyone who likes solid historical fiction andor the 2nd century I won t buy the book and have no interest in trying to read it again I think lately I ve been reading lots A Wolfs Desire Reluctant Mates of stuff I m not liking I m trying too hard to like books that just aren t my taste just to say I read a variety Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of stuff I guess I think it s time to get back to what I m likely to get intoOh by the way my copy Zenith of this book was from 1966 a hardcover and it has a different cover than shown

review ì eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø John James

Takes an emergency business trip and packs with his belongings certain items that lead the townspeople he encounters to think him a Norse God which he doesn't try to dissuade them from Written in the sam. Ah a fine gemstone In the long days before the fall of the Roman Empire Votan describes a visceral world of dark forests regional powers and the creation of GodsAny Gaiman fans should take note of this book