The Power That Preserves (First Chronicles Series #3)

The Power That Preserves (First Chronicles Series #3)

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by Stephen R. Donaldson
     
 

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"A trilogy of remarkable scope and sophistication."
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Twice before Thomas Covenant had been summoned to the strange other-world where magic worked. Twice before he had been forced to join with the Lords of Revelstone in their war against Lord Foul, the ancient enemy of the Land. Now he was back. This time the Lords of Revelstone were desperate.…  See more details below

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"A trilogy of remarkable scope and sophistication."
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Twice before Thomas Covenant had been summoned to the strange other-world where magic worked. Twice before he had been forced to join with the Lords of Revelstone in their war against Lord Foul, the ancient enemy of the Land. Now he was back. This time the Lords of Revelstone were desperate. Without hope, Covenant set out to confront the might of the enemy, as Lord Foul grew more powerful with every defeat for the Land....

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Writing in A Reader's Guide to Fantasy, Baird Searles, Beth Meachem, and Michael Franklin describe Covenant as "one of the most unusual protagonists in modern fantasy. He is a leper, bitter at the way fate and friends have treated him, and definitely not your typical hero." "Covenant is Donaldson's genius," John Calvin Batchelor of the Village Voice believes, "and I would be delinquent if I didn't say that although Donaldson writes dense and strangled prose, Chronicles has, at its heart, an unqualifiedly sublime idea--that the last shall be first." <

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ISBN-13:
9780345310309
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/12/1983
Series:
Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever Series, #3

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