by Elizabeth Haydon | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 0575072792 Global Overview for this book
Registered by bookworm76 of Chermside, Queensland Australia on 12/13/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by bookworm76 from Chermside, Queensland Australia on Thursday, December 13, 2007
Distinguished by superior wit and intelligence, this fantasy debut opens what looks to be an outstanding saga. In the ancient city of Easton, Rhapsody is learning musical magic after a brief time as a courtesan. While running from trouble caused by one of her ex-clients, she encounters two strangers, the assassin Achmed and the gigantic mercenary Grunthor. By hailing Achmed as her brother, Rhapsody not only saves her own life but breaks the control that the sorcerer Tsoltan, a servant of the fire demons known as F'dor, had over the mercenary. The three companions flee both human and magical forces that pursue them by climbing down the root of the Great Tree; as they pass through the fire at the center of Earth, their situation is magically transformed. They emerge not just on the other side of the world but 14 centuries in the future, when the land is torn by ethnic, religious and magical warfare arising from a multitude of realistic motivesAall depicted in exhaustive detail. But their demonic pursuers have also crossed time and space in pursuit; to counter them, Achmed determines to become king of the barbaric Firbolg. This huge and complex novel draws expertly on deep scholarship in Celtic, Norse and animist folklore, myth and history. With exemplary skill, it weaves these elements into its characterizations, world building and depiction of magic to create a narrative that grips throughout. This is one of the finest high fantasy debuts in years. (from Publishers Weekly)

Journal Entry 2 by bookworm76 at Chermside, Queensland Australia on Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Released 10 mos ago (7/23/2019 UTC) at Chermside, Queensland Australia


Giving to another bookcrosser.

Journal Entry 3 by Oldgirl58 at Chermside, Queensland Australia on Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Picked up book

Journal Entry 4 by Oldgirl58 at Chermside, Queensland Australia on Tuesday, November 05, 2019
I enjoyed this story. The characters are interesting

Journal Entry 5 by Oldgirl58 at Chermside, Queensland Australia on Friday, November 22, 2019

Released 6 mos ago (11/22/2019 UTC) at Chermside, Queensland Australia


Will take to the next B/Crossing catch up. If not picked up will leave at the OBCZ at the Brisbane Library

Journal Entry 6 by KEMS at Banyo, Queensland Australia on Sunday, February 02, 2020
Found in the Little Free Library in Lutwyche Shopping Centre yesterday. My first wild catch for some time! So exciting!

Released 1 mo ago (4/10/2020 UTC) at Little Free Library in Lutwyche City Shopping Centre in Lutwyche, Queensland Australia


Passiing on for the next reader to enjoy

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