‘Rivers of London: Cry Fox’ by Ben Aaronovitch

Overall Rating: Recommended (How I Rate Books)

Personal Rating: For fans of Urban Fantasy



Genres: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Graphic Novel, Comics, Rivers of London

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After reading Dog Men last week, I decided to double back and read some more of the Rivers of London graphic novel series.

This was good, but not great. I liked this volume a lot, but it had some narrative quirks which weren’t quite satisfying. The villains were a bit… trite. The plot seemed a little half-baked. I liked the plots of basically all of the other five more than this, particularly Black Mould and Night Witch.

I did have fun though. Abigale had some screen time and as always Molly is a hoot. Molly, who doesn’t talk in the books, is SO EXPRESSIVE and SO HILARIOUS in the visual medium.

But I did notice two visual mistakes. First, a character had a soul patch in one frame and never had it again in the rest of the book. Second, a character had differently shaped eyes in three frames but had another shape of eyes for the rest of the book. Small details, but I noticed them.

Overall, I can recommend this to just about anyone, especially for fans of the book series. This is the sixth story in this graphic novel series, and was worth the read.


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