Publish date: 1986-08-21
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
The Drenai Empire is fading, and the Nadir Empire rises against it.Druss the Legend is taken from retirement for one last battle.Joining him are an unlikely collection of companions, and a fortress suffering from lack of troops and morale.This was Gemmell's debut novel, and the characters, pacing an...
I read this—Gemmell's first novel, and my first novel of his—many years ago, but it had a big impact on me. It brought me back to the genre of Fantasy—for a while, anyway—with his gritty brand of heroism. Some might argue that it is his most raw, and perhaps it is that rawness that makes it so grand...
3.5 starsIt is unfortunate in many ways that fantasy is such a popularised genre right now. I think that there is a lot of potential for literary critics or for authors to look at fantasy in a literary way rather than producing books which are generic. Fun, but generic. This is what I see Legend as,...
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