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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.
There were sections of this book that were entertaining and engrossing, but my biggest problem was the introduction of a barrage of characters and places right at the start with no... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Brenda McVey
Gorgeously written, with strong, transformed mythic theme. I love this trilogy!Published 1 month ago by M. Casale
This series is one of my all time favorites! I've read this over & over and never tire of it! So glad it is now on Kindle. I've waited a long time.Published 3 months ago by Sue
I have read and enjoyed several of Guy Kay's books, but this one reads like a kids book. The characters are not plausible and are almost laughable at times. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mark T. Lusk
Kay just takes you on a rollacoaster ride with thrilling adventure & battles and emotional insight in the characters.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Expertly written so that the meaning of every deed is as significant as the sacrifices it comes with. To be enjoyed just as we did the "Lord of the Rings" many years ago. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jocelyn
Good start to a trilogy. Nice blending of Celtic mythology, modern day and a foreign planet. Great world building, I like how he intertwines his two worlds.Published 5 months ago by sirensong