The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday

The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday

"Saad Z. Hossain continues to blow through the flimsy walls of genre like a whirlwind with The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday, sweeping science-fiction, fantasy, myth, and satire into the wildly imaginative vortex of his ever-expanding fictional universe of alternate djinn-history and futures. Hossain's wit and wry compassion create a vision of humanity's hurtling path...

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Title:The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday
Author:Saad Hossain
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The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday Reviews

  • Jenia
    I received an ARC of this book from the publishing company Tor.com in exchange for a fair and honest review.In the heart of the Himalayas, Melek Ahmar, the Lord of Mars, the Red King, the Lord of of Tuesday, Most August Rajah of Djinn, awakens after millennia of slumber. He finds that everyone's for...
  • Lukasz
    Perfection.Imagine an arrogant djinn waking up in a brand new world run by an artificial intelligence system called Karma.Melek Ahmar, the Lord of Mars, the Red King, the Lord of Tuesday, Most August Rajah of Djinn wants a city to rule, good parties, plenty of booze and great companions to drink, fi...
  • Yasser Ahmed
    Melek Khamar, the Lord of Tuesday, has been asleep for ~3000 years and wakes up to a world where humans have salted the earth (or more accurately, the air) and require nanotech implants to survive. It doesn’t take too long for Melek Khamar (note he always refers to himself using his full name, ...
  • laurel [suspected bibliophile]
    When the djinn king Melek Ahmar wakes up after millennia of imprisoned slumber, he discovers a world that is completely foreign. Melek Ahmar is joined by mountain man Bhan Gurung, an old Gurkha soldier who has shrugged off technology and the city. Humanity lives in the city of Kathmandu, where every...
  • Virginie
    Hilarious and highly entertaining, The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday is a genre-bending whirlwind of a novella with a surprisingly thoughtful social commentary.I had one overwhelming thought upon finishing this book: "What on Earth did I just read?!?"It's not often that one stumbles upon a book abo...
  • Silvana
    I had so much fun reading this book. Thank you Coode Street's Gary and Jonathan for recommending this novella. It is delightful and fresh, and has a cool setting (near-future Katmandu). Here we have a grizzled Gurkha warrior and a megalomaniac djinn who just woke up and find out he's been sleeping f...
  • Jamie
    A delightfully lighthearted story with innovative world building, a juxtaposition of old djinn legend and ultra advanced futuristic tech, combining elements of fantasy and sci-fi.Awakened after millennia, a cranky yet powerful djinn sets out to become king of the independent city of Kathmandu, where...
  • K.J. Charles
    Oh my GOD this was so much fun. A crazed mash-up of djinn, nanotech, and detective story full of fantastic lines--it's literally laugh out loud funny, I was howling. The curse of reading a lot of genre fiction is that it's very often obvious where a story is going from early on. This is never the ca...

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