SPEAR by Nicola Griffith
2023 Nebula Award Nominee Reviews Part 1/6
Reviewed by: Abe Ziesing
New twists, and a modern day mashup of ancient and beloved tales, packed in a short and sweet volume, and written by a lifelong fan and scholar of those tales. Griffith weaves her sword and sorcery within the lattice of Arthurian lore, with lovely prose and a loving devotion that is strongly evident throughout. For me, this book started out with 10/10 potential, but petered and waned slightly as it went on due a bit of repetition and a trending toward duck soup... until the...