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Downfall of the Gods

Downfall of the Gods by K J Parker (Subterranean, 2016) Parker knows a cynical thing or two about human nature, and in this droll fantasy novella exposes the gods as being equally prone to self-destruction. Told from a divine perspective, her quest narrative follows its own succulent logic through several unexpected turns.  

The Company

The Company by K J Parker (Orbit, 2008) The first of Parker’s standalone novels is a tour de force of invented world fantasy realism, contrasting the unbreakable bond and all-conquering fortitude of an elite military unit with the self-destructive listlessness and looming nemesis of its men when reunited in retirement.