Arm of the Sphinx (The Books of Babel #2) by Josiah Bancroft (Mini Review)

I am drawn to The Tower. I want to know more. Will Tom find his wife? Can he go from pilgrim to seeker to pirate, and find clues to gain access to the Tower’s secrets?

Arm of the Sphinx is the epitome of why we love our book series. One book is never enough for some of the worlds authors have created. We want to spend more time in the settings and with those beguiling characters. The Tower of Babel is an endless puzzle of levels and contraptions cut with the mystery of Marya’s disappearance. Yet, this book is decidedly different in tone from that of the first. Tom spent his time in Senlin Ascends with two feet inside the tower, and his head halfway out. His mind was pulled back to his cottage and the future he was wanting with his wife. Arm of the Sphinx has Senlin deep in the world of the Tower and its many veins of influence, from a possible revolution to a meeting with the wizard himself.

Aerial fights, cogs and wheels of consequence, and time spent with the supporting crew… My love for Bancroft’s world has only increased. I’ve seen the cover of The Hod King flutter about my Twitter feed. Palpable anticipation!

5 thoughts on “Arm of the Sphinx (The Books of Babel #2) by Josiah Bancroft (Mini Review)

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    1. It’s a crazy, fun, dangerous world… so many ways to describe. So good!

      Connected note: I started Children of Blood and Bone the other night. WOW. I fell into that world hard also.


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