Outlander Review: A Bold, Richly Imagined Series

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I reviewed Starz’ Outlander for Sound on Sight – spoiler, I loved it.

Here’s the thing about the novel, at least the first one in Diana Gabaldon’s series (and I say this understanding the instant hatred I will earn): it’s tripe. The bare-bones plot of Gabaldon’s series is fantastic – a fiery 1950′s nurse who time-travels back to 18th century Scotland, is plunged into the conflict there, and falls in love with a Scottish warrior? You’ve got romance, time-travel, a fantasy element, war, and not one but two wildly disparate time periods to draw on. It’s literary gold.

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2 thoughts on “Outlander Review: A Bold, Richly Imagined Series

  1. […] In case you missed it, you can watch the entire pilot of Starz’ new Outlander series on Youtube. (And check out my review here). […]

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  2. […] The stunning Caitriona Balfe in Saturday’s Outlander, a show which is rather wonderful […]

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