Series: Monster Blood Tattoo

Author: D.M. Cornish

Lamplighter (2008)
4.19 of 5 Votes: 4
You can like the first book in a new fantasy series. You can love a first book in a new fantasy series. You can compare that book to the works and worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien or Philip Pullman, if you’ve half a mind to do so. But no matter how much you love a book, when you see that its sequel ...
Foundling (2006)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 3
By this point I think the nation's readers of children's fantasy novels have hit a kind of boredom plateau. You get a new fantasy on your desk and you have to tick off the requirements. Alternate world? Orphaned hero or heroine? School for the extraordinary? To a certain extent, a lot of these tr...
Factotum (2010)
4.23 of 5 Votes: 1
Five stars because I didn't figure that the author had been planning the reveal of this book from the first one. I think I may have gotten a little distracted by the roving from one vivid scene to the next, and the see-sawing relationships between Rossamund and other beloved characters like Europ...
Factotum (Monster Blood Tattoo, #3) (2011)
4.23 of 5 Votes: 5
. . . by Mervyn Peake out of China Miéville with the ghost of their common ancestor, Charles Dickens, hovering above. This book, the third of a series, happened to fall into my hands and I started it with interest.Like Peake, Corliss is a visual artist and the book carries about thirty accomplish...