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The Dragonbone Chair - Tad Williams
The Dragonbone Chair
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In the peaceful land of Osten Ard, the good king is dying-and a long-dreaded evil is about to be unleashed. Only Simon, a lowly castle scullion apprenticed to a secret order dedicated to halting the coming darkness, can solve the dangerous riddle that offers salvation to the land.
In the peaceful land of Osten Ard, the good king is dying-and a long-dreaded evil is about to be unleashed. Only Simon, a lowly castle scullion apprenticed to a secret order dedicated to halting the coming darkness, can solve the dangerous riddle that offers salvation to the land.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780756402693 (0756402697)
Publisher: DAW Trade
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
Series: Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
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4.0 The Dragonbone Chair / Tad Williams
A war fueled by the powers of dark sorcery is about to engulf the peaceful land of Osten Ard—for Prester John, the High King, lies dying. And with his death, the Storm King, the undead ruler of the elf-like Sithi, seizes the chance to regain his lost realm through a pact with the newly ascended king...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Dragonbone Chair
I liked a lot about this coming-of-age story. I liked the fact that the author took his time establishing his characters, as well as dropping the seeds of the forthcoming complications and building his world. I liked that, although it is clearly heavily influenced by Tolkien, the 'other races' are q...
Wortmagieblog
Wortmagieblog rated it
3.0 High Fantasy wie aus dem Lehrbuch
Osten Ard trauert um seinen König. Johan Presbyter ist tot. Er gab dem Land Frieden und Wohlstand und befreite es von dem Feuerdrachen Shurakai. Nun folgt ihm sein Erstgeborener Elias auf den Thron. Den Drachenbeinthron, der im großen Saal des Hochhorstes steht. Der Hochhorst ist gleichzeitig Geburt...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 The Dragonbone Chair (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Book 1)
This is highly thought of by fantasy authors. Tamora Pierce rates it five stars on GoodReads and this was the series that inspired George RR Martin to try his hand at epic fantasy. This first volume of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn consists of 766 pages of such tiny print I feared for my eyesight. It'...
All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World rated it
3.0 The Dragonbone Chair
I'm positive I read this book, oh, probably 15 or more years ago now, but I have to say that virtually none of it sparked any kind of recollection. All I remembered was that I read the first one, and I think the second, but never got around to reading the third. Which is usually a pretty good indi...
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