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September 14th, 2012, 14:10
Originally Posted by vurt View Post
Started reading Amber series.. My first impression is typical pulp fiction, just like Eddings when i read it again a year ago. So instead i started reading Complete Tales of Conan, and there's a completely different quality to it. It might not be up there with Tolkien, but it doesnt feel like cheap pulp fiction and it feels like something i might actually finish.
If you are dropping Amber because it feels like pulp fiction, I'm thinking you might not have got past around 30 pages in. One of the series' features is how it flips about from one genre to the next while maintaining a cohesive and interesting narrative.
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