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Lord Foul's Bane - Stephen R. Donaldson
Lord Foul's Bane
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The first book in one of the most remarkable epic fantasies ever written, the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Unbeliever.He called himself Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever because he dared not believe in the strange alternate world in which he suddenly found himself. Yet he was tempted to believe,... show more
The first book in one of the most remarkable epic fantasies ever written, the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Unbeliever.He called himself Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever because he dared not believe in the strange alternate world in which he suddenly found himself. Yet he was tempted to believe, to fight for the Land, to be the reincarnation of its greatest hero....THE CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT THE UNBELIEVERBook One: LORD FOUL'S BANEBook Two: THE ILLEARTH WARBook Three: THE POWER THAT PRESERVES
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345348654 (0345348656)
ASIN: 345348656
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever (#1)
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Gurglings of a Putrid Stream
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream rated it
4.0 Lord Foul's Bane by Stephen R. Donaldson
This isn't so much a review of the book as a response to other reviews I have read by people who hated it, and hated it specifically because they see the protagonist, Thomas Covenant, as unlikeable -- weak, whiny, and self-pitying -- and/or because of the rape scene included in it. My position is es...
Ziggy ZZZs
Ziggy ZZZs rated it
Interesting to see a story developed around a protagonist who is angry, self-pitying and cowardly, but hard to stay interested, as the "Quest" drags on rather unremarkably, and the only other character who held my interest was soon left behind. I also had hope that the reality vs. dream theme would ...
charlton
charlton rated it
This was the first book that introduced me to fantasy writing.I was a teenager and a whole new world had become open.Thomas Covenant had to see a doctor on a regular basis,until he acidently found somewhere he could live.I thought this was an excellent book and would recommend it to everyone.
Book Sand Worm
Book Sand Worm rated it
3.0 Lord Foul's Bane
This book is problematic. It's one of those books that has some great elements that you really want to celebrate. Like fantastic world-building and creative uses of magic. It was clearly written as an answer to The Lord of the Rings, challenging fans of that series to imagine a more flawed hero. Gre...
The Eclectic Aggie Cowboy
The Eclectic Aggie Cowboy rated it
4.0 Lord Foul's Bane (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Book 1)
This is one of my favorites. The prose leans toward the purple side which makes it difficult at times to get through.
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