Category Archives: River Reviews

Review by Desi Stern for Petrichor Machine

Reproduced with kind permission ofPetrichor Machine. As the days get shorter and colder here in New England, there are few pleasures as sure to warm you up as sitting down with a good book, a dog’s chin on your knee, … Continue reading

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Review by Indrapramit Das for Strange Horizons.

Reproduced with kind permission of Strange Horizons. Early in his latest novel, River of Stars, Guy Gavriel Kay has one of his characters, the poet Lin Shan, ask, “But if only the one tale is told, over and over, no … Continue reading

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Review by Adam Whitehead of The Wertzone

Reproduced with kind permission of The Wertzone. Kitai, during the Twelfth Dynasty. Several centuries after a devastating civil war that left half the population of the empire dead and its armies disbanded, the empire has still not fully recovered. Soldiers … Continue reading

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Review by Ilana Teitelbaum for Huffington Post

Sublime Heartbreak Reproduced with kind permission by Huffington Post. There’s a reason that each new fantasy novel by Guy Gavriel Kay is met with so much excitement by a core of devoted readers. These are books in which everything happens–epic … Continue reading

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Review by Chadwick Ginther for The Winnipeg Review

Reproduced with kind permission of The Winnipeg Review. Guy Gavriel Kay is in a class all his own in the fantasy field. He explores meticulously researched and detailed cultures filled with fascinating characters and then is capable of moving on-no … Continue reading

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Review by Natalie Zina Walschots for National Post

For River of Stars Reproduced with permission of National Post. Fantasy, science fiction, magic realism – any of the genres that can be classified as speculative fiction – are often defined (or dismissed) as being entirely about escapism. Whether a … Continue reading

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River of Stars Review – Locus Magazine

Cecilia Holland reviews Guy Gavriel Kay Review by Cecilia Holland for Locus Online. Reprinted permission of Locus Publications. The master of the historical fantasy has found a canvas large enough for his ambitions. Guy Gavriel Kay’s second novel based on … Continue reading

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