The Days of the Deer

The Days of the Deer

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It is known that the strangers will sail from some part of the Ancient Lands and will cross the Yentru Sea. All our predictions and sacred books clearly say the same thing. The rest is all shadows. Shadows that prevent us from seeing the faces of those who are coming. In the House of Stars, the Astronomers of the Open Air read contradictory omens. A fleet is coming to the shores of the Remote Realm. But are these the long-awaited Northmen, returned triumphant from the war in the Ancient Lands? Or the emissaries of the Son of Death come to wage a last battle against life itself? From every village of the seven tribes, a representative is called to a Great Council. One representative will not survive the journey. Some will be willing to sacrifice their lives, others their people, but one thing is certain: the era of light is at an more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 24mm | 439.99g
  • Corvus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • Main
  • 1848870272
  • 9781848870277
  • 1,219,913

About Liliana Bodoc

Liliana Bodoc was born in Santa Fe in 1958. She took a Modern Literature degree at the National University of Cuyo. Her narrative works, including the fantasy trilogy Los saga de los Confines, were published by Norma and became bestsellers in Latin America. The first volume of her most recent saga, Memorias Impuras, was published in 2007 by Planeta/ more

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Bodoc is a strange, spellbinding writer, and the geography of her fantasy is deeply original. I hope she finds the readers she deserves in English -- Ursula Le Guin The Days of the Deer has a mythic quality to it... impressively written The Sunday Times Meditative, beautifully written... compelling Guardian A hugely charming and infectiously readable book SFX The amazing Saga of the Borderlands trilogy rivals J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Ursula K. Le Guin's Books of Earthsea Pagina/12 A blend of idealistic innocence and inexhaustible imagination...Those who devoured The Lord of the Rings...will lose themselves in the lavish world of South American legends and myths of the Saga of the Borderlands La Nacion Bodoc's trilogy is a breath of fresh air in fantasy writing El Paisshow more
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