Publish date: 1989
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
DESCRIPTION: "Widowed by a violent conquest, imprisoned as a spoil of war, spirited Lady Elienne encounters a formidable visitation inside her locked cell. A powerful, unknown sorcerer promises her a reprieve in trade for a precarious fate: safe transfer from her ruined duchy to another world, ther...
Impressive, I can't believe it's the author's first book. Powerful, fast-paced, full of intrigue and twists, with a great, adult protagonist, a varied cast of characters, intriguing magic and probabilities, a compelling narrative craft with great prose.Janny Wurts surely fulfilled all the author pro...
I truly loved this book! I did not expect much from it, other than some light reading to spend some time and was surprised to have discovered such tastefully created wealth of imagery, passionate writing and plot which is better than with most of modern fantasy writings. The book is both emotionally...