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The Worm Ouroboros - James Stephens, Orville Prescott, Keith Henderson, E.R. Eddison
The Worm Ouroboros
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345220011 (3452200131)
Publisher: Ballantine
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
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Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it
Eddison wrote this somewhat marginalized fantasy classic as a 40-year old, but though he was a highly educated philologist when he committed it to paper, the story had been brewing in his mind for the better part of thirty years. I would like to say that the amount of time Eddison spent on the story...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
4.0 The Worm Ouroboros (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
A flawed classic of high fantasy. Notable for breaking ground where few had tread before in such a sweeping manner. Flawed by being primarily declamation and posturing with little character insight. For instance, why is Lord Gro always tempted to support the underdog? As such, it reads, especial...
Ironic Contradictions
Ironic Contradictions rated it
The fantasy genre has become unfortunately muddled in recent history. For every Tolkien work you have a Shannara novel, for every Narnia you end up with an Eragon. Now I'm not an elitist type of reader. I don't disqualify a novel from being entertaining simply because it may be poorly written or a '...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
The Worm Ouroboros! It goes around and around and around... and back around again!This is the story of the Lords of Demonland, their arch-foes the Lords of Witchland, various others (Lords of Goblinland and Impland and Pixyland et al), and their endless conflicts and political maneuverings and deeds...
davidofterra rated it
this book is the Ulysses of SF - read an annotated edition.
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