The Death of Nnanji (Seventh Sword Series #4)

The Death of Nnanji (Seventh Sword Series #4)

by Dave Duncan
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The Death of Nnanji (Seventh Sword Series #4) by Dave Duncan

For fifteen years, the truce has held. Swordsmen of the Tryst of Casr have kept the peace and extended the rule of law over half the world, but now sorcerers have started killing swordsmen again, and swordsmen traitors are aiding them. Shonsu—who was Wallie Smith before he became a swordsman of the seventh rank and liege lord of the Tryst—must once more gird on the seventh sword of Chioxin, and this time he rides out to fight the war that he hoped would never come. As he leads his army forth, its two most junior members are Vixini, son of Shonsu, and Addis, son of Nnanji, who has an oath of vengeance to fulfill. Their failure or success will determine the fate of the world for the next thousand years. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617567780
Publisher: EReads
Publication date: 03/23/2012
Series: Seventh Sword Series , #4
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Dave Duncan, born in Scotland in 1933, is a Canadian citizen. He received his diploma from Dundee High School and got his college education at the University of Saint Andrews. He moved to Canada in 1955, where he still lives with his wife. He has three grown children and four grandchildren. He spent thirty years as a petroleum geologist. He has had dozens of fantasy and science fiction novels published, among them  A Rose-Red CityMagic Casement , and  The Reaver Road , as well as a highly praised historical novel,  Daughter of Troy , published, for commercial reasons, under the pseudonym Sarah B. Franklin. He also published the Longdirk series of novels,  Demon SwordDemon Knight , and  Demon Rider , under the name Ken Hood.

In the fall of 2007, Duncan’s 2006 novel,  Children of Chaos , published by Tor Books, was nominated for both the Prix Aurora Award and the Endeavour Award. In May 2013, Duncan, a 1989 founding member of SFCanada, was honored by election as a lifetime member by his fellow writers, editors, and academics. His website is 

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The Death of Nnanji 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guess you just can't go back. Predictable and wordy. It was nice to glimpse what happened after but didnnt have the depth in the characters that I loved in the originals
Greg_Reads More than 1 year ago
The book gives closure to the original series, taking up where the trilogy ended. The new characters where not as defined as the original, more one dimensional. Story read well, was a quick read. A must for fans of the original swordsman trilogy.
BLACKjewelGIRL More than 1 year ago
Excellent addition to the original series. Can't help but feel a little "shorted" because we all want to know more details of what has happened in the last 15 years. Definitely a great ending for those of us who wondered about Nnanji's reign and the gods conversation with Wallie at the end of Book 3 . I won't say more because to don't want this to be a spoiler but I definitely recommend reading it. Dave Duncan fantasy books are among my all time favorites and I have read ALOT of fantasy books.
Anonymous 30 days ago
If you have read David Duncan's Seventh Sword series, you will have to read this book. If you haven't, read it. You have a treat waiting for you.
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Good addition to the series... fell a bit short, perhaps, when compared to the first three books but still very much worth the read - definitely ends the story though.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Paced her ears laid back. She took a deep breath a bit annoyed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great second ending to The Relictant Swordsman series.
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