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The Fionavar Tapestry - Guy Gavriel Kay
The Fionavar Tapestry
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The Fionavar Tapestry is a trilogy of fantasy novels by Guy Gavriel Kay, set partly in our own contemporary world, but mostly in the fictional world of Fionavar. It is the story of five University of Toronto students, who are drawn into the 'first world of the Tapestry' by the mage Loren... show more
The Fionavar Tapestry is a trilogy of fantasy novels by Guy Gavriel Kay, set partly in our own contemporary world, but mostly in the fictional world of Fionavar. It is the story of five University of Toronto students, who are drawn into the 'first world of the Tapestry' by the mage Loren Silvercloak. Once there, each discovers his or her own role and destiny in the framework of an epic conflict.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780006479505 (0006479502)
ASIN: 6479502
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 792
Edition language: English
Series: The Fionavar Tapestry (#1)
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BOOKWRAITHS REVIEWS rated it
3.5 HIGH FANTASY CLASSIC
This is a fantasy trilogy where Guy Gavriel Kay made a knowing and deliberate decision to emulate J.R.R. Tolkien. Perhaps this was to be expected after Kay spent a considerable time helping Christopher Tolkien (J.R.R.’s son) edit The Silmarillion, but he himself has explained (in numerous interviews...
Reading and Writing Things
Reading and Writing Things rated it
5.0
This is one of my all-time favourite series. I read it as a teen and then again in my 20s. I'm overdue for a third go. Kay is a master storyteller.
altheaann
altheaann rated it
Guy G. Kay is one of my favorite authors. However, I thought the Fionavar Tapestry verged on unoriginal and dull. How many fantasy books have I read where a group of intelligent, resourceful modern-day young people get sucked into a medieval-esque fantasy world? Well... it's a lot. And I didn't thin...
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