Thursday, 22 July 2010

Tis Done! Malazan Book of the Fallen Complete!

Well, how pertinent given that I have just started my Tor re-read of the Malazan Book of the Fallen! Steven Erikson has just announced via his Facebook page that he has completed The Crippled God, the last book in the magnus opus created by him and Esslemont.

"GASP! That would be me, coming up for air. How long was I down there? About twenty years, from conception to completion. The Malazan Book of the Fallen is done. Sure, editing and all that crap to follow. But ... done. I don't know who I am. Who am I again? What planet is this? Three months of butterflies ... maybe this double whiskey will fix that. Hmm. No. Delayed reaction going on here."

I think a few nerves are to be justified! This is one of the premier fantasy series of recent times and there are hundreds of thousands of fans across the globe who will be expecting big things from this final book.

For me, personally, it marks just how far I still have to go on the Malazan re-read *grins* But what a journey!


  1. 1/4 of a book down....10 3/4 to go....We can do it!!!

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  3. The Crown of the Blood is a very traditional mil-fantasy - say like Ten Thousand by P. Kearney - and it is very good, with a satisfying ending for a first installment. I am definitely in for the sequels and as usual I will have a full review on FBC close to publication date, while I put an extended mini-review on Goodreads