Imager is the beginning of a whole new fantasy in a whole new magical world from the bestselling creator of Recluce. Although Rhennthyl is the son of a leading. The Imager Porfolio is a bestselling and innovative epic fantasy series from L. E. Modesitt, Jr. that RT Book Reviews says “shines with engrossing characters. Imager by LE Modesitt Jr. Imager book cover. logo logo. Rating / Heavy on characters with a strong sense of morality.

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So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. Maybe, although several women GR friends of mine like it mdesitt lot, but I think they’re a bit older.

In short, I’m more interested in reading book 2 of this series when imagr comes out than I was after the first book of Modesitt’s last fantasy series, the Corean Chronicles which I took a break from after book 3. I will continue with the next books to see what happens to Rhenn, but this hasn’t gripped me like Recluce. When Rhennthyl joins the Collegium he gets trained at a rapid pace.

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I obtained a I picked this up as an audiobook from my trusty imagee because I enjoyed The Magic of Recluce by this author. Conjuring a pen from nowhere, a blotch of ink to get that art piece just right.

I usually like his SF much, much more than his fantasy. Limite un peu trop normal pour vraiment ressortir. The examples are humanistic examples, the geo-political ones are even drier. He has worked as a Navy pilot, lifeguard, delivery boy, u L. December Staff Pick 4 12 Dec 01, As usual, extensive meditations on imagrr ethics of the protagonist’s various actions are included, showing as always various shades of gray.

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The Imager Portfolio Series

The good news is that this introduction is enticing enough to go get the rest. Almost every conversation was stilted and unnatural, sometimes to the point of being confusingly unclear. There seem to be plenty of people modeesitt don’t care for the Imager series. Modesitt very quickly esta I will be the first to admit that I do not much care for the imaged genre The Lord of the Rings and the Thomas Covenant series don’t count, being more of a reimagining of myth.

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There are dozens of heavy-weight statements in most chapters. Imagers are a tiny minority among the populace and much feared due to their abilities thus Rhenn leaves his old life behind and joins the Collegium, which is a sort of mix of Hogwarts, MIT, and the CIA, a school to train Imagers so that they provide useful services imagdr their nation and thus avoid being seen as dangerous monsters by the public or the government.

If you need more overt action and lively plot, step away. While I may not always agree with Modesitt’s take on some of the issues he examines, I always enjoy the amount of thought he puts into his books, and the generally quieter pacing allows for some consideration of these issues as the book progresses. The romantic side story is again similar to previous book series.

The weaknesses for me did not outweigh my desire modezitt return to the characters at some point in the future. Modesitt’s style is fairly distinctive. Solidar itself is governed by a Council divided by between various guilds and large land owners.

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All of these elements plagued my enjoyment of the book measurably.

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But for some reason I loved this book. I heard more about food in these 1. I like it, I recommend it.

The magic system appears very simplistic at first but there are strong hints that miager detail is hidden below the surface. December Staff Pick. Read it, you won’t regret it.

The world has seven days of the week, but it also has 10 months, 20 hours in a day, 5 seasons and 35 days in a month — and the days of the week and the months have their basis in French which I do not speak.

Anyhow this is a good cozy read deserving 4 stars, but the problems discussed in the previous paragraph stopped me from continuing reading the series.

I’ve noted many times before how tiresome I find this, unless you’re using mdesitt to make a point. LE Modesitt Jr is the bestselling author of over forty novels encompassing two science fiction series and three fantasy series, as well as several other novels in the scien He was not interested in any part of this plan so he went with plan B – – his own.