Publish date: November 20th 1989
Pages no: 470
Edition language: English
Series: Alamut (#1)
I finished this one last night. I really liked it–Tarr is one of those writers who makes prose seem effortless. And who knew that Crusading knights and fey creatures could play so well together? In fact, this is a lovely bit of historical fantasy, and I do love historical fantasy, especially with a ...
Great book. Takes place during the crusades and has wonderfully flawed characters.
At the time of the Crusades, a half-human Christian knight named Aidan travels to the Holy Land to see his nephew; his nephew, more mortal, has just been killed in his sleep by a female Assassin named Morgiana. She, it turns out, is also more than human, and eventually the two are fated (as Cole Por...