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Sword In The Storm : (The Rigante Book 1)

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The first in a new series from the master of heroic fantasy Born in the storm that doomed his father, Connavar grows to manhood among the mist-covered mountains of Caer Druagh, where the Rigante tribe dwell in harmony with the land and its gods. But beyond the border, across the water, an evil force is gathering strength, an unstoppable force that will change the world beyond all recognition. Haunted by malevolent spirits and hunted by evil men, Connavar sets out on a spectacular mission to save his people. In this latest tale of love and honour, friendship and courage, from the master of the genre, Gemmell explores the intriguing worlds of Celtic myth and earth magic. David A. 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 of heroic fantasy, David Gemmell lived in Sussex until his tragic death in July 2006.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 106 x 174 x 34mm | 260g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552142565
  • 9780552142564
  • 125,051

About David Gemmell

David A. 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 of heroic fantasy, David Gemmell lived in Sussex until his tragic death in July 2006.show more

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"'Gemmell is several rungs above the good - right into the fabulous'" -- Anne McCaffrey "'The best fantasy inspires genuine involvement. David Gemmell's novels do just that'" * Interzone *show more

Back cover copy

Deep in the green mountain lands of the Rigante lies the settlement of Three Streams, whose people worship the gods of Air and Water, and the spirits of the Earth. Among them lives a boy whose destiny is written in the starlight. He is Connavar, the Demonblade, born in a storm that doomed his father. A man with the makings of greatness will always have enemies and from the start of this epic chronicle it is prophesied that the Armies of Stone will one day cross the water...and that their coming will be like an avalanche. Here the strangest forces, wise and evil, play their allotted part - from the Ghost General and the malignant Morrigu to the Woods whose magic harks back to a world before the coming of Man. This is David Gemmell at his best, illustrating his legendary imaginative powers in this latest epic tale of courage, love and sacrifice. Not until you read Sword in the Storm will you appreciate why Gemmell is considered one of Britain's greatest living storytellers.show more

Review Text

"'The best fantasy inspires genuine involvement. David Gemmell's novels do just that'"show more

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