Flesh and Spirit (2007) Valen, a dyslexic sorcerer on the run from his abusive family, takes refuge in a monastery, bringing a book of maps that can lead humans… 2007-05-01 Fiction Sci-fi and Fantasy Roc Trade
Book Review

Flesh and Spirit (2007)

Details Release Date: May 01, 2007; Writer: Carol Berg; Genres: Fiction, Sci-fi and Fantasy; Publisher: Roc Trade

Valen, a dyslexic sorcerer on the run from his abusive family, takes refuge in a monastery, bringing a book of maps that can lead humans into the shadowy home of the supernatural Danae. Unfortunately, he can't read it. Can he find a way to preserve civilization from fanatics and warring princes in Carol Berg's Flesh and Spirit?

For Fans of...
George R.R. Martin; Anne Bishop.

Bottom Line
Moments of colorful intensity highlight this workmanlike coming-of-age adventure. B

Originally posted May 25, 2007 Published in issue #936 Jun 01, 2007 Order article reprints