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July 25th, 2012, 16:09
Thanks, Arhu! I love Sanderson, though I haven't read the final 3 or 4 books of the Jordan mess. I keep waiting for the Reader's Digest condensed version of the books, where they take out all the braid tugging and romantic moping and just tell the story. It should be about 3 books long instead of 12.
I've read about 500 pages of Warbreaker and it's a pretty good read. It doesn't have much action, it's more about what various factions are thinking and how they try to manipulate one another. Like the Mistborn series, there is a fascinating magic system that barely gets used in the book. He spends more time discussing its powers than having a character actively use the magic. If Sanderson has a consistent weakness it is that he loves his characters so much he forgets he's supposed to be telling a story that goes somewhere.
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