The Gallows CurseThe Gallows Curse by Karen Maitland
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

i don’t know if it’s possible to have fit any more cliched characters in a book.

plus, what is it with fantasy writers feeling obliged to force their young women into sexual slavery of one sort or another? it seems to happen so often in fantasy that i can’t decide whether to yawn or go take a shower.

plus, our main romance is between a eunuch whose default mode is “rage” (well, i guess i would angry be too, but it gets old) and a young woman who doesn’t give a rat’s ass about him, but he somehow keeps risking his neck for her. it’s waaaaaaay beyond credulity.

nope, don’t go looking for any 3D characters here. couldn’t tell you how it all comes out in the end, cause i’m giving up halfway through.