Knights Of Macragge – Nick Kyme

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Title: Knights of Macragge
Author: Nick Kyme
Published by: Black Library
Publication date:  23 Jan 2020
Genre: Science Fiction/War
Pages:  432
Format: Ebook
Source: NetGalley

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I was given an advanced reader copy of this book by Black Library via NetGalley in return for an honest review.

An honest review so I’ve got to start with confessing that this was my first ‘Did Not Finish.’ I got to around 46% and couldn’t put myself through it any more as I struggled tooth and nail to get that far. There was something about Knights of Macragge that I just couldn’t connect with – to the point felt sorry for someone when I saw them buying a copy in the local Game Workshop store.

Knight of Macragge is the story of Cato Sicarius and his Company of Ultramarines, set primarily during the time when they are…

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6 Replies to “Knights Of Macragge – Nick Kyme”

  1. savageddt says:

    Oh no, a DNF? I also have this on my long list of NG books…

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    • Jenn says:

      I don’t get many DNFs , I started reading this near the beginning of the year, I tried my hardest to get through it, but it beat me.
      There are a lot of positive reviews for the book on NG, Good Reads & Amazon though, so it’ll be interesting to see your perspective on when you get round to it.

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      • savageddt says:

        Will be a while before i get to it i recon. Do you know if part of the reason was that you did not know who Sicarius was or did you know him/ or enough about the new Primaris marines, but the story was just”meh”?

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      • Jenn says:

        I found it really all over-the-place and difficult to keep track of. (Action-wise and who was who) Sicarius was a saving grace of the book, but he wasn’t enough to carry it.

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      • savageddt says:

        Last time i read of him he was in the Space Marines Battles novel of Damnos

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  2. Pete S/ SP says:

    A DNF book- must have been bad.

    Cheers,

    Pete.

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