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Nov 26, 2002
| ISBN 9780345432322
Jun 08, 2011
| ISBN 9780307797605
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Nov 26, 2002 | ISBN 9780345432322
Jun 08, 2011 | ISBN 9780307797605
“A HUMDINGER . . . A MASTERLY TALE TOLD WITH CLARITY AND VERVE.”–The Times (London)The Avatars are immortal and live like kings–even though the empire is dying. Their immortality is guaranteed by magic crystals whose influence is now waning, overwhelmed by the sheer power of a great flood and a sudden ice age. But when two moons appear in the sky, and the ruthless armies of the Crystal Queen swarm across the land bringing devastation and terror, the Avatars unite with their subjects to protect their universe.As the cities face imminent destruction, three heroes emerge. Talaban, a warrior haunted by tragedy; Touchstone, the mystic tribesman seeking his lost love; and Anu, the Holy One, the Builder of Time. And when all seems lost, two others enter the fray: Sofarita, the peasant girl who will inspire a legend, and the madman, Viruk, who will become a god. . . .
David Gemmell’s first novel, Legend, was first published in 1984 and went on to become a classic. His most recent Drenai and Rigante novels are available as Corgi paperbacks; all are Sunday Times bestsellers. Widely regarded as the finest writer… More about David Gemmell
“THE BEST FANTASY INSPIRES GENUINE INVOLVEMENT. DAVID GEMMELL’S NOVELS DO JUST THAT.”–Interzone“[GEMMELL IS] PROBABLY THE FINEST LIVING WRITER OF HEROIC FANTASY.”–Time Out London
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