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9 thoughts on “Votan By John James

  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 and how he got out of it and how that all works into the conceit that he's at the back of a whole lot of Norse mythology S

  2. says:

    I feel cheated I read the book because Neil Gaiman mentions it in American Gods and it is interesting with that perspective in mind But I expected something entirely different after reading the blurb Who wrote it? Did heshe ever REA

  3. says:

    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

  4. says:

    Oh this book So bad It feels like it is a million pages long even though it really isn't Perhaps my biggest problem was that there is absolutely zero descriptive language This happened Then this happened Then this happened And then this happened It is hard to care about a story or characters when there is nothing to help you unders

  5. says:

    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 The

  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

  7. says:

    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'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

  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 ä E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ï 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. 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 and how he got out of it and how that all works into the conceit that he s at the back of a whole lot of Norse mythology Sometimes I felt I wasn t entirely sure what was going on that I d missed a reference or something there s a lot of playing around with the material pulling from different stori

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Votan By 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 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

REVIEW ä E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ï 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. Oh this book So bad It feels like it is a million pages long even though it really isn t Perhaps my biggest problem was that there is absolutely zero descriptive language This happened Then this happened Then this happened And then this happened It is hard to care about a story or characters when there is nothing to help you understand them at all