Thursday, December 23, 2010

Zan-Gah and the Beautiful Country by A.R Shickman

Zan-Gah and the Beautiful Country (Zan-Gah, #2)Zan-Gah and the Beautiful Country by Allan Richard Shickman

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Zan-Gah is so excited to have his twin, Dael, back home but he's not the same person he was when he disappeared a few years ago. Zan-Gah fell in love with the "Beautiful Country" of the Wasps when he was captive there. He wants to go back so he arranges for elders of his tribe to journey there to see if peace can be found amongst the various tribes. When they arrive in "Wasp-land", there is a horrible stench and death is evident. The Wasp people are gone. Zah-Gah decides to pursue moving the Ba-Caro tribe to this beautiful land. Along the way, division takes place because of Dael's instabilities, both from being held captive and tortured for a great many years and seeing his wife and child die right in front of him.

This book gives more background on Dael's captivity and allows you in his mind more than we saw in Zah-Gah A Prehistoric Adventure. One can truly see just how messed up he really is. Had Dael been alive today, he would have PTSD.

I feel sorry for Dael but then again I don't. He could have "manned up" and handled his problems better. I also don't have much sympathy for Zan-Gah as he could have done things differently as well. As I was hoping, Siraka-Finaka made an appearance in this book and is even more feisty than ever! She is still my favorite character in this series!

Thank you to Bonnie at Earthshaker Books for providing a review copy of both books in this series.

View all my reviews
Bookmark and Share

No comments:

Post a Comment