The Illearth War
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 12th 1987
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Speculative Fiction
, Dark Fantasy
Series: The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever (#2)
Thomas Covenant found himself once again summoned to the Land. The Council of Lords needed him to move against Foul the Despiser who held the Illearth Stone, ancient source of evil power. But although Thomas Covenant held the legendary ring, he didn't know how to use its strength, and risked losing ...
To all those who hated Lord Foul's Bane -- hark! and be redeemed. Thomas Covenant gets yanked back into the Land, where 40 years have passed for its people, but only days for him. In his absence, Foul has amassed an immense army and is preparing to march. The Lords have learned virtually nothing new...
Thomas Covenant is summoned to the Land once again. The said Land is in great peril - once again, and everybody's favorite leper is the only hope the people have - once again. Everybody is bending backwards in attempts to please Thomas Covenant and he does his best to appear a complete jackass to ev...
[These notes were made in 1984:]. The middle book of a trilogy is always the one to watch - can it have some sort of resolution while deferring finality to the last volume? In this case, yes - the War is won, but the battle continues... A curiously uneasy relationship develops between Covenant (st...
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