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And in a marvelous land of men and dwarves, of wizards and gods--and of the Unraveller and his minions of Darkness--Kimberly, Dave, Jennifer, Kevin, and Paul discovered who they were truly meant to be. For the five were a long-awaited part of the pattern known as the Fionavar Tapestry, and only if they accepted their destiny would the armies of the Light stand any chance of surviving when the Unraveller unleashed his wrath upon the world. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The Fionavar trilogy make up one of the best series I have ever read.
One small problem is that Kay seems to have a little trouble with his lead characters -- he's a little too eager to get them into their respective places.
The whole really IS a tapestry; a complex and intricate interweaving of different characters, plot strands, and fantasy elements.
When five young adults get transported to another world, their adventures and roles are stunning and intense. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
One of my favorite series, and the book came exactly as advertised.Published 3 months ago by Gyasi Welter-DuBin
Five people (three men and two women) from contemporary Toronto are transported to a parallel world called Fionavar by a mage and a dwarf. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Andreea Pausan
When I first read Book One of the Fionavar Tapestry, I learned very quickly to keep a box of Kleenex close by. He makes me cry.Published 3 months ago by Alice NIBLETT
The first thing I would say about this book is that it is a slow burner. For probably the first third of the book, you are wondering about whether to carry on or not (the first... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Merissa (Archaeolibrarian)
didnt establish a good flow of occurances and was just unrealistic characters. He just didnt make the characters act in any realistic fasion, even for fantasy writingPublished 5 months ago by Username86
The writer has far exceed my expectations, I am glad these books were recommended to me. I will buy more of this authors work.Published 6 months ago by Constance S. McClean
Being Kay's first book and first book in the Fionavar Tapestry, this comes from a point where GGK hasn't come into his own for crafting stories. Read morePublished 7 months ago by C. Buehler