Book Review: THE MAD GOD’S AMULET by Michael Moorcock

The Mad God's Amulet (History of the Runestaff, #2)The Mad God’s Amulet by Michael Moorcock

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

THE MAD GOD’s AMULET has the feel of a middle-eight, an episodic set of adventures there to move the main story forward to the next adventure. It’s the IRON MAN 2 of the series.

It’s very short, and all done at Moorcock’s trademark breakneck speed of course, so you hardly notice the joins, but for me too much time is spent away from the main conflict in this one, although we do get a lovely set piece fight scene on a pirate vessel, a mad sorceror’s castle, a fight with a robot monster, and a big climactic battle scene to get all the main protagonists, more mcguffins, and a new enemy-turned-friend, back into place for what’s to come.

Still loads of fun of course, but I’m looking forward more to the main events about to be unleashed in the following sections.

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