Knight of Shadows (Amber Chronicles, #9)
Publish date: November 1st 1989
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Pages no: 251
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Amber -10 omnibus (#9)
Un tome génial qui commence à clôturer la saga en beauté et laisse sur un cliffhanger extrêmement intriguant.
I had a hard time with this one. It's not like I think the Merlin sequence of the Chronicles Of Amber is bad(although it's certainly not as good as the Corwin books), it's just that this book in particular struggled. It seemed like the Order vs. Chaos quest was rather forced, and because it occurre...
I guess if you have dozens of people with godlike powers, and a machine that thinks it's a god, it's difficult to avoid the deus ex machinas. Zelazny even jokes about it, but it's getting pretty tired.
Merlin continues to search for his father, Corwin, and Mask, the mysterious usurper of the Keep of Four Worlds who is someone from Merlin's past, and Coral, Oberon's illegitimate child who dissappeared after walking the Pattern in the previous book. Along the way, he learns of the way of the Broken...
Zelazny delights in blindsiding his characters [and readers] with all sorts of father issues, family issues and friend issues. Turns out the Pattern and the Logrus are sentient powers and that Chaos and Amber may simply exist to give them place to battle. Merlin is in the position that Corwin was, i...
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