Review copy provided by the publisher—Tor Books—in exchange for an honest review.
Dragonslayer by Duncan M. Hamilton
My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars
Series: Dragonslayer (Book #1 of 3)
Pages: 304 pages
Published: 2nd July 2019 by Tor Books (UK & US)
Dragonslayer is a typical and straight-forward dragon-slaying tale that’s been done countless times before.
There isn’t anything wrong with Dragonslayer. The book is well-written, the prose used was simple, the narrative flows well. However, everything about it seemed to not reach its maximum potential; every element lacked something crucial to elevate the book to be memorable in the current SFF market. To sum up my point easily, Dragonslayer played it way too safely by telling the same kind of overdone story without offering anything new in it that the content ended up being okay at best. …