The Wizard

The Wizard

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Here is a work to rival the greatest fantasy of the last century, one truly in Tolkien's tradition. A novel in two volumes, "The Wizard Knight" is in the rare company of those works that spring from the myth and literature of past ages. A teenager passed from Earth to a magical realm of seven worlds, where he was soon given a hero's adult body and the name Able. Forced to act as a man, inside he remained a boy, even as he set off to find his destined sword and become a knight. In "The Wizard", Sir Able returns to the world of Mythgarthr following his fight with the dragon Grengarm. Twenty years older, with a unicorn steed named Cloud, Able has special magical powers he has sworn not to use, in return for the hope of meeting his beloved Aelf queen again.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 104.1 x 170.2 x 27.9mm | 272.16g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0765350505
  • 9780765350503
  • 244,686

Review quote

"Wolfe proves one call tell an epic, myth-based story of honour, loyalty, courage, and faith relevant to our own dark times. This is fantasy at its best: revelatory and inspirational." - Publishers Weekly, starred review on THE WIZARD."
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About Gene Wolfe

GENE WOLFE lives in Barrington, Illinois.
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2,682 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 29% (780)
4 38% (1,017)
3 24% (645)
2 7% (185)
1 2% (55)
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