Book Review | The Cock of the South by Craig Boyack

The blog tour for this book ended yesterday. My spotlight ends tomorrow with a live Twitter chat. I needed something to bridge a one day gap, and Ali magically shows up to save the day. What a gal!

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With this book, author CS Boyack has proven two things;

  1. He is a brilliant story-teller (I already knew this, having previously read ‘Panama’).
  2. That writers can excel in more than just one genre.

By his own admission, ‘The Cock of the South’ is Boyack’s first foray into fantasy. Never one to be daunted, he has thrown himself wholeheartedly into the challenge and come up trumps with a whole new spin on what we accept as the norm for this genre.

This is not a story about good against evil, although such conflict does occur; it’s not about big battle scenes, although there are some (and exciting and detailed, they are too!); it’s not about weird and wonderful mythical creatures, although there are plenty; it’s not about doomed and unrequited love triangles, although there are romances; and it’s not about handsome musclebound heroes, although heroes do show up, albeit in the…

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  1. Ali is so awesome! And she always writes such amazing reviews! ❤ I'm so glad she's in your corner. 🙂

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