Harpist in the Wind
Publish date: 1979
Publisher: Del Ray
Pages no: 263
Edition language: English
Series: Riddle-Master -3 (#3)
This is the third and final part of the Riddle-Master Trilogy, and you should definitely read the two earlier books first, this is definitely no standalone, you should really think of it as one novel in three parts. The first book, The Riddle-Master of Hed belongs to the title character, Morgon of H...
I first read this trilogy shortly after it came out. I've reread it several times over the years and love it again each time.
This time, I didn't leave it too long before reading the this volume after reading the previous. I made that mistake with the second part and I think it affected my enjoyment of the book as I spent much of the time trying to remember things from the first part which were essential to making sense of...
As I said another time I read this, knowing the ending only makes it more poignant. Also, the last line is one of my favorites in the whole world. [May 2011]
I hardly understood a thing that was happening; it was much more poetically oriented like her later books. Morgon becomes the land-heir of the One and defeats the shapechangers, locking them into a mountain. It was just extremely confusing. I would not recommend this series as a first tryout for McK...