Voyage of the Fox Rider

Voyage of the Fox Rider

by Dennis L. McKiernan

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ISBN-13: 9781101626474
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Series: Mithgar , #9
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 226,235
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dennis L. McKiernan is the author of many novels, most of them set in the world of Mithgar. He is one of the most prolific and enduring writers of fantasy today. He lives in Arizona with his wife, Martha Lee.

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“Great, grand thundering adventure…sure to stir even an armchair reader’s blood.”—Janny Wurts, author of Initiate’s Trial

“I loved it...a wonderful fantasy on the high seas....It’s got romance and disaster and plenty of magic.”—Kate Elliott, author of Cold Steel

“A fast-paced story with heart, humor, and panache. This is heroic fantasy in the grand style.”—Susan Shwartz, author of Hostile Takeover

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Voyage of the Fox Rider: A Novel of Mithgar 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Karlstar on LibraryThing 8 months ago
This is one of the longer Mithgar stories, and one of the better ones. This book goes back into the past, to one of the older ages of Mithgar when faeries and mages still were found. A pysk and a mage seek out a terrible evil that once again threatens to make a connection between MIthgar and the dark god that was banned from the world. This book, in a good way, fills in a lot of background for the later Mithgar stories, while expanding the world quite a bit.
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duke3571 More than 1 year ago
I am normally a fan of McKiernan, but this book left me heavily disappointed. I owned this book for many years before finally reading it after a fellow English major recommended as one of McKiernan's best. I spent a month trudging through this very dense, extremely dull book and I can say that it is one of the worst books that I have ever read. It is so slow paced that it usually put me to sleep after only a few pages. Maybe I was hoping for more action, but for whatever reason this book was not very appealing to me. I think that this is a worthy book for those interested in philosophy and lively discussion between characters, but I would not recommend it to anyone expecting those very same characters to get out and actually do anything. They spent most of the book sitting around and talking, often enjoying tea while doing so.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
As with all of McKiernan's books, he weaves a fantastic tale of adventure, magic,love, and even philosophy. A great escape that will make you want to read the rest of the Mithgar books.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Mr.McKiernan makes it easy for ones imagination to capture the story and all the details. I feel as though I have lived thru the story along with the characters. This is why he gets 5 stars from me. This is the way the early 'Wheel of Time' editions were for me. Now they seem bogged with too much wordage and introspection on the part of the characters. Back to Mr.McKiernan, This is the third novel I have read by him and I must say that he has a particular talent at ending the life of a character. When one dies it really seems traumatic. I have tried to analyze how he accomplishes this so well and consistently. The only thing I have come up with is that the relationships he gives his characters really make it hard to see one die. He doesnt just eliminate the most expendible character but often the least expendible and most cherished character dies. Its really traumatic (hehe).
Guest More than 1 year ago
McKiernan if a superb Talent in the Fantasy writing Field - A superior piece of fiction.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Superb Fantasy Fiction