Category Archives: Tigana Reviews

Review by N.R. Alexander of The Speculative Scotsman

for Tigana “Set in a beleaguered land caught in a web of tyranny, Tigana is the deeply moving story of a people struggling to be free. A people so cursed by the dark sorceries of the tyrant King Brandin that … Continue reading

The Real Thing: High Fantasy for True Fans

Reviewed by Douglas Barbour for The Toronto Star I find it hard to imagine that any other high fantasy published this year – or for the next few if it comes to that – will come close to matching Guy … Continue reading

French review of Tigana – translated

Tigana has above all else a particular flavour. It has a unique atmosphere, built up of little nothings that suffice to make this fantasy world, baroque in inspiration and based on the Italian Renaissance, endearing. Tigana is also pervaded by … Continue reading

GGK’s Later Novels: The History behind the Books

This summation appears courtesy of Mary Anne Mohanraj and Christopher Cobb, and first appeared in Strange Horizons ezine. Each of Kay’s later novels is patterned after a different southern European culture and its history. The story in Tigana is modeled … Continue reading

Polish review of Tigana – translated

BY RaF Tigana… The forgotten name of a forgotten kingdom. But this kingdom still existed not so many years ago. Is human memory so fragile? Probably not. Not in these kind of matters. Nevertheless nobody knows anything at all about Tigana. … Continue reading