Saturday, September 19, 2020

Five unforgettable books involving amnesia

At James Davis Nicoll tagged five memorable books involving amnesia, including:
Cold-Forged Flame by Marie Brennan (2016)

The swordswoman finds herself in the warrior’s version of the actor’s nightmare, with no idea who or what she might be, despite which she is magically compelled to perform an arduous quest for reasons unclear. The one certainty: she must collect blood from the cauldron of the Lhian. Who this Lhian might be and what views they might have about blood being collected from their cauldron—both are unknown. The revelation that most of the people who try to win a prize from the Lhian never return is cold comfort.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue