Hounded. Atticus O’Sullivan has been running for two thousand years and he’s a bit tired of it. After he stole a magical sword from the Tuatha Dé Danann (those. The first novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles—introducing a cool, new, funny urban fantasy hero Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona. All in all Hounded is a very competent debut by an author who is rightly making a big splash in the fantasy genre. His iss [ ].

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Interview with David Dalglish Interviewed by Mihi Original review Heare started off a little slow and clunky my opinionbut after a few chapters things started clicking together.

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Jan 31, Lyn rated it really liked it. I just find this as a weak plot device to teach the readers and further the plot.

I’ve never given up after so few pages read before, but I can’t force myself to read any more. Jul 29, Kat Kennedy rated it liked it Shelves: I liked the way Hearne depicted Atticus’ magic and his Druidic abilities set him apart from a lot of other urban fantasy characters.

Celtic mythology can only be improved by adding such cultural icons as the Vampire, the Werewolf, Coyote, and Thor! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hearne’s attempt to fully integrate the ‘real world’ of police, persistent detectives and nosy neighbors is interesting too–so many urban fantasy books have the cops either on the “clueless” or “colluding” list, that it’s another interesting take to seem them behaving normally.

But I just did not see what was so special about this book. Feb 03, mark monday rated it it was ok Shelves: While the dialogue is pretty good, the overall writing is a touch on the sloppy side. Respect for the reader.

Lastly, the pace of the book never lets up, with Atticus going from plot point to plot point with as few breaks as possible, thus creating a sense of urgency for the hoknded. Whilst being chronologically and ethnically confused, the protagonist Atticus O’Sullivan has a certain charm about him, and is occasionally quite amusing.


In fact, all sorts of immortals and deities seem to be present, particularly from Celtic and Norse mythologies. From the get go you know the author did his homework, but instead of giving you an overdose helping of history, the author worked it very nicely into the story, hfarne it easy to follow whose who.

He’s my new book boyfriend, er, druid.

Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles) by Kevin Hearne: Book Review

It was during this time that he first got t It is an experiential path. Oh and lots of laugh aloud moments too especially with Atticus’s offsider who happens to be an Irish Wolfhound and who gets all the best lines. It remains to be seen if Kevin Hearne will be able to deviate from the norm and give readers a more refreshing story throughout the rest of the series.

Even after he kebin attacked. I was charmed by Mr. Suspense and tension are a positive for me in books I read. Characters are very likeable, although at first Atticus really seems a lot like a moderately interesting 25 year old rather than a year old druid. Evidently, the Celtic god of love isn’t very lovable. I liked the variety of mythology kevih lot, it was interesting and engaging to read. Shattered The Iron Druid Chronicles: Well the potential middle of the road rating quickly deteriorated to a well-deserved one star.

Hounded by Kevin Hearne

Kevin Hearne was born and brought up in Flagstaff, Arizona. I gave it to him, he loved it, and then promptly wanted to talk about what had happened in hesrne story. Effectively he has the super-power of being able to kill drama. And which side are Flidais and the other gods on? He brags about the famous historical events he’s witnessed, the powerful and dangerous gods he knows, and thinks his physical prowess is that of a ninja.


It gives the books their own distinct feel. Dec 09, Denisa rated it it was ok Shelves: Atticus agrees to go on a hunt with Flidais hearn Oberonan Irish wolfhound mentally bound to Atticus.

The universe is alive and conscious. Hounded by Kevin Hearne is a fun, witty, action adventure novel that despite some a few flaws managed to entertain from start to kevkn.

Hold on, get down off the door so Jounded can open it for you, and be careful, don’t hurt any of them. Hearne sacrifices a lot of natural structure to increase the pace of this story, making it fast to read but quite stilted.

And that’s where the story starts Kevin is a self-confessed comic book fan and collector. For the houndeed third or so of the book I wasn’t certain how I felt about it, but this was largely due to my hesitancy to jump to conclusions. It was such a great experience. The identity of the villain is no secret, but the loyalties of the various gods and witches are never certain.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Who else could it be but Oberon the Wolfhound? Needless to say I will not be continuing in the series unless I am at a level of boredom I have not yet experienced. A somewhat laid back type of guy, whom has a great sense of humor, but observant with years and years and years of knowledge and has seen things we can only read in the history books. The Iron Druid Chronicles 9 books.

I was a bit harne down with all of kevij people to remember and sort through.

Thankfully, Atticus with his Y chromosome is exempt from UF fail.

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