Fortress in the Eye of Time

Fortress in the Eye of Time

Paperback - 1996
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Deep in an abandoned, shattered castle, an old man of the Old Magic muttered almost forgotten words. His purpose -- to create out of the insubstance of the air, from a shimmering of light and a fluttering of shadows. that most wonderous of spells, a Shaping. A Shaping in the form of a, young man who will be sent east on the road the old was to old to travel. To right the wrongs of a long-forgotten wizard war, and call new wars into being. Here is the long-awaited major new novel from one of the brightest stars in the fantasy and science fiction firmament.C.J.Cherryh's haunting story of the wizard Mauryl, kingmaker for a thousand years of Men, and Tristen, fated to sow distrust between a prince and his father being. A tale as deep as legend and a intimate as love, it tells of a battle beyond Time, in which all Destiny turns on the wheel of an old man's ambition, a young man's innocence, and the unkept promised of a king to come.

Publisher: New York : HarperPrism, 1996, c1995.
ISBN: 9780061056895
Characteristics: 773 pages :,map ;,18 cm.


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Jun 12, 2012

read 1/4 part of book, got tedious because too descriptive for my taste

Sammiqat Dec 14, 2011

One of my favourites!

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