More Than Mortal
|Rating||:||4.14 (993 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||432 Pages|
Farren's fans will devour it, but other readers may wish they had the patience of immortal vampires to endure its longueurs. Long on scene setting but short on plot development, this novel reads very much like a middle book in a lengthy series. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.. Merlin is a member of the Urshu race which, like Homo sapiens and the Nosferatu, is one of several species created eons ago by the Nephilim as part of their biotech experiments in colonization outside their planet and his re-emergence signals a possible upset in Earth's balance of supernatural powers. From Publishers Weekly The expansive vampire mythology Farren elaborated in The Time of Feasting and Darklost gets snagged in a holding pattern in this surprisingly sluggish third chapter in his Nosferatu chronicles. Nosferatu elder Victor Renquist is still rebuilding his dec
Alan Robson said Renquist is back!. In More than Mortal, Mick Farren gives us another instalment in the life of Renquist, the vampire. This third novel in the series appears to be a launching pad for an extended story arc and while it is complete in itself and is thoroughly enjoyable (this is Mick Farren after all) it. "Plot? What Plot?" according to A Customer. I enjoyed the first two "Renquist" novels, despite some glaring inconsistances. However, "More than Mortal" was too tedius to be fun.Farren's writing seems to be getting more and more florid and he spends far too much time on pointless descriptions. It took Renquist 10 pages (of ver. "Castles in the Night" according to Marc Ruby™. This is Mick Farren's third effort in a series that focuses on the adventures of Victor Renquist, the 1,000 year old master of a vampire nest in Los Angeles. Farren's vampires are the results of alien genetic experiments about 15,000 years ago, but are otherwise fairly traditional.
Victor Renquist, centuries-old nosferatu leader, is called to England. And he's not the kindly old duffer of The Sword in the Stone.. Some archaeologists are excavating a burial mound, but what they will uncover is no Saxon warrior but the being once known as the Merlin