Inquisitor/Harlequin/Chaos Child

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Inquisitor/Harlequin/Chaos Child

Postby Steders » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:50 pm

I know I'm always playing catch up! These were written 20 years ago by Ian Watson for GW. I read the first book when it came out and bought the second two to read.
Never got round to it
Anyway I unearthed a whole pile of stuff and decided to re-read the first one and read the next 2 parts.
Inquisitor is still good, I enjoyed it. 7.5/10
Harlequin is okay, I liked the introduction of a character from another book of his, not as good as the first one 6.5/10
Chaos Child is poor, seems to go on forever, nothing happens, ending is odd. 5/10
Overall I wish I'd just remained ignorant of the second 2 books
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Re: Inquisitor/Harlequin/Chaos Child

Postby Skipp » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:52 pm

Maybe you should move into the Young Adult section of the Library, you're almost there :wry:

What are you doing Dave?
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Re: Inquisitor/Harlequin/Chaos Child

Postby AndrewGPaul » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:59 pm

Chaos Child suffers badly from Ian Watson not writing the fourth book in the series, but I agree that Inquisitor/Draco is rather good. The writing basically sums up 40k for me.
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Re: Inquisitor/Harlequin/Chaos Child

Postby SirChiddlingtonSmythe » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:53 am

Inquisitor is a good read, its a shame he couldn’t keep up the momentum. I remember getting really excited when I found out at the end that the Emperor was a sandwich short of a picnic hamper. Is that still cannon?
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