George V. Reilly

Review: The Way of Shadows

The Way of Shadows
Title: The Way of Shadows
Author: Brent Weeks
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ½
Publisher: Orbit
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 677
Keywords: fantasy
Reading period: 19–25 October, 2009

Kylar Stern ap­pren­tices himself to Durzo Blint, the city of Cenaria’s most ac­com­plished assassin. A truly successful assassin can have no friends or emotional at­tach­ments, something that Kylar struggles with.

This coming-of-age story set against a backdrop of intrigue and sorcery is en­ter­tain­ing but somewhat clumsy.

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